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Donald Byrd
  • Name: Donald Byrd
  • Born: 12/09/1932
  • Died: 02/04/2013 (80 years old)
  • Occupation: Musician

Donaldson Toussaint L’Ouverture Byrd II (December 9, 1932– February 4, 2013) was an American jazz and rhythm & blues trumpeter and vocalist. A sideman for many other jazz musicians of his generation, Byrd was known as one of the rare bebop jazz musicians who successfully explored funk and soul while remaining a jazz artist. As a bandleader, Byrd was an influence on the early career of Herbie Hancock.

Birth Name: Donaldson Toussaint L’Ouverture Byrd II

Alias: Donaldson Toussaint L’Ouverture Byrd II

Genre: Jazz, funk, jazz-funk, soul, R&B

Birth Place: Detroit, Michigan, U.S.

Death Place: Dover, Delaware

Source: Wikipedia

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