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Donald Byrd

Musician
09 Dec 1932 — 04 Feb 2013
United States United States

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Musician Donald Byrd

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Biography

Donaldson Toussaint L'Ouverture Byrd II (born December 9, 1932 – February 4, 2013) was an American jazz, rhythm and blues trumpeter. Born in Detroit, Michigan. He performed with Lionel Hampton before finishing high school. After playing in a military band during a term in the United States Air Force, he obtained a bachelor's degree in music from Wayne State University and a master's degree from Manhattan School of Music. While still at the Manhattan School he joined Art Blakey's Jazz Messengers, replacing Clifford Brown. After leaving the Jazz Messengers in 1956 he performed with a wide variety of highly regarded jazz musicians.

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Discography

Studio Album

1954
Album has 4 releases
1954
Album has 1 releases
1955
Album has 4 releases
1955
Album has 2 releases
1955
Album has 3 releases
1955
Album has 2 releases
1955
Album has 3 releases
1956
Album has 4 releases
1956
Album has 1 releases
1956
Album has 3 releases
1956
Album has 1 releases
1956
Album has 1 releases
1956
Album has 1 releases
1958
Album has 4 releases
1958
Album has 3 releases
1959
Album has 2 releases
1959
Album has 4 releases
1960
Album has 3 releases
1961
Album has 3 releases
1961
Album has 4 releases
1961
Album has 4 releases
1962
Album has 5 releases
1963
Album has 3 releases
1964
Album has 1 releases
1964
Album has 2 releases
1965
Album has 3 releases
1966
Album has 3 releases
1966
Album has 3 releases
1968
Album has 2 releases
1969
Album has 3 releases
1971
Album has 2 releases
1972
Album has 4 releases
1972
Album has 2 releases
1974
Album has 2 releases
1974
Album has 2 releases
1975
Album has 2 releases
1978
Album has 2 releases
1978
Album has 1 releases
1987
Album has 3 releases
1988
Album has 1 releases
1993
Album has 1 releases
1994
Album has 2 releases
2000
Album has 1 releases
2008
Album has 1 releases

Single

1959
Album has 1 releases
1975
Album has 1 releases