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What is another name for Don Byrd?

For the American choreographer, see Donald Byrd (choreographer). Donaldson Toussaint LOuverture Byrd II (December 9, 1932 – February 4, 2013) was an American jazz and rhythm & blues trumpeter and vocalist.

Who is William Byrd?

William Byrd (/ bɜːrd /; birth date variously given as c.1539/40 or 1543 – 4 July 1623) was an English composer of the Renaissance. Widely considered to be one of the greatest composers of the Renaissance and one of the greatest British composers, he had a huge influence on composers both from his native England and those on the continent.

What is the Gradualia of Byrd?

The second stage in Byrds programme of liturgical polyphony is formed by the Gradualia, two cycles of motets containing 109 items and published in 1605 and 1607.

When did Donald Byrd die?

Donald Byrd. Donaldson Toussaint LOuverture Byrd II (December 9, 1932 – February 4, 2013) was an American jazz and rhythm & blues trumpeter and vocalist.

What is Donald Byrd famous for?

Donald Byrd. Donaldson Toussaint LOuverture Byrd II (December 9, 1932 – February 4, 2013) was an American jazz and rhythm & blues trumpeter. A sideman for many other jazz musicians of his generation, Byrd was known as one of the only bebop jazz musicians who successfully pioneered the funk and soul genres while remaining a jazz artist.

What did Robert Byrd do for jazz?

By 1969s Fancy Free, Byrd was moving away from the hard bop jazz idiom and began to record jazz fusion and rhythm and blues. He teamed up with the Mizell Brothers (producer-writers Larry and Fonce) for Black Byrd (1973) which was, for many years, Blue Notes best-selling album.

What happened to Countee Byrd?

In June 1964, Byrd played with Eric Dolphy in Paris just two weeks before Dolphy died from insulin shock . By 1969s Fancy Free, Byrd was moving away from the hard bop jazz idiom and began to record jazz fusion and rhythm and blues.

What college did Robert Byrd go to?

He performed with Lionel Hampton before finishing high school. After playing in a military band during a term in the United States Air Force, Byrd obtained a bachelors degree in music from Wayne State University and a masters degree from Manhattan School of Music.

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