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Sixties Byrd : Charlie Byrd plays today's greatest hits

Charlie Byrd (performer)
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Sixties Byrd : Charlie Byrd plays today's greatest hits

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Sixties Byrd : Charlie Byrd plays today's greatest hits
Performer
Charlie Byrd 1925-1999 (gitaar)
Publisher
ÉL, 2017
1 cd
Playing time
01:08:30
EAN
5013929332836
CDR
JE42266
Placing suggestion
73 - Jazz (NBLC) J1 - Jazz (Flemish music schema)

Availability in Flemish libraries

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About Charlie Byrd

CC BY-SA 2.0 - Image by Raymond Fudge Silver Spring, Maryland

Charlie Lee Byrd (September 16, 1925 – December 2, 1999) was an American jazz guitarist. Byrd was best known for his association with Brazilian music, especially bossa nova. In 1962, he collaborated with Stan Getz on the album Jazz Samba, a recording which brought bossa nova into the mainstream of North American music.

Byrd played fingerstyle on a classical guitar.

Early life

Charlie Byrd was born in Suffolk, Virginia, in 1925 and grew up in the borough of Chuckatuck. His father, a mandolinist and guitarist, taught him how to play the acoustic steel guitar at age 10. Byrd had three brothers, Oscar, Jack, and Gene "Joe" Byrd, who was a bass player. In 1942 Byrd entered the Virginia Polytechnic Institute and played in the school orchestra. In 1943 he was drafted into the United States Army for World War II, saw combat, then was stationed in Paris in 1945 where he played in an Army Speci…Read more on Wikipedia