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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… read more

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  • Avatar for garynotrashcoug
    Electric Byrd, holy shit....
  • Avatar for riverofstars
    Places and Spaces is a 5-star album. "Wind Parade" should be made illegal for being too smooth. "Dominoes".... say no more.
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  • Avatar for nikko00
    never heard a bad donald byrd song
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    Steppin' into Tomorrow
  • Avatar for Akayz7
    a new perspective is fantastic...
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    Most cool album by Byrd is Sleeping for Tomorrow!
  • Avatar for bernarducs
    a new perspective and byrd in flyght albums, please
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