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About Donald Byrd
Donaldson Toussaint L'Ouverture Byrd II joined jazz music collective Jazz Messengers to replace Clifford Brown in 1954. He performed with the collective until 1956. Byrd played the trumpet and was also a vocalist. He made a name for himself as a sideman for other successful jazz musicians.
He studied at the Cass Technical High School before moving to Wayne State University where he received a bachelor’s degree in music. He also attended the Manhattan School of Music for his advanced degree.
He passed away aged 80 in February of 2013.
As a sideman, he recorded songs and performed with the likes of Ahmad Jamal, Art Blakely, Al Grey and Hank Mobley.
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Famous quotes by Donald Byrd
They use all of the music that I did in the '50s, '60s and the '70s behind people like Tupac and LL Cool J. I'm into all that stuff.Donald Byrd
Donald Byrd's Popularity
Donald Byrd was a famous American trumpet player, who was born on December 9, 1932. As a person born on this date, Donald Byrd is listed in our database as the 27th most popular celebrity for the day (December 9) and the 27th most popular for the year (1932).
People born on December 9 fall under the Zodiac sign of Sagittarius, the Archer. Donald Byrd is the 717th most popular Sagittarius.
Aside from information specific to Donald Byrd's birthday, Donald Byrd is the 5741st most famous American and ranks 59th in famous people born in Detroit, Michigan, U.S.
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