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Donald Byrd (Trumpet Player) - Age, Birthday, Bio, Facts, Family, Net Worth, Height & More

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Donald Byrd
Donaldson Toussaint L'Ouverture Byrd II is an American jazz, rhythm & blues singer and jazz singer. An adjunct to many other jazz musicians of his generation, Byrd is known to be one of the few bebop jazz musicians who successfully discovered funk and soul while still a jazz artist. As a conductor, Byrd influenced Herbie Hancock's early career.
Birth nameDonaldson Toussaint L'Ouverture Byrd II
BornDecember 09, 1932, Detroit, Michigan, U.S.
DiedFebruary 04, 2013, Dover, Delaware
GenresJazz, funk, jazz-funk, soul, R&B
InstrumentsTrumpet, flugelhorn, vocals
Years active1954–2013
LabelsBlue Note, Prestige, Verve, Columbia, Transition
Associated actsPepper Adams, Gigi Gryce, Jackie McLean, Hank Mobley, Dexter Gordon, The Blackbyrds

About Donald Byrd

Trumpet Player Donald Byrd was born in Detroit, Michigan, United States on December 9, 1932. He dies at the age of 80, on February 4, 2013.

Jazz and blues trumpeter whose 1962 album"Free Form" became a commercial success. This CD had a significant impact on Herbie Hancock's career and abilities.

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Donald Byrd before becoming famous

Donald Byrd was born in the Zodiac sign Sagittarius (The Centaur/Archer), and 1932 is also the year of Monkey (猴) in the Chinese Zodiac.

He obtained his Bachelor of Music degree from Wayne State University and his Master of Music degree from the Manhattan School of Music.

Achievement of Donald Byrd

He collaborated on the album"Love Byrd" with one of his North Carolina Central University students.

Donald Byrd's Family, Spouse, Dating and Relationship

He was born in Detroit, Michigan, and died in Dover, Delaware, at the age of eighty.

Donald Byrd on Social Media

Donald Byrd Collabed with

He used to collaborate with Pianist Thelonious Monk.

Donald Byrd Income & Net worth

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Latest information about Donald Byrd updated on March 16 2023.