Donald Byrd Trumpet Player
He was born on December 09, 1932 (died on February 04, 2013, he was 80 years old) as Donaldson Toussaint L'Ouverture Byrd II.
Donaldson Toussaint L'Ouverture Byrd II was an American jazz and rhythm and blues trumpeter. A sideman for many other jazz musicians of his generation Byrd was best known as one of the only bebop jazz musicians who successfully pioneered the funk and soul genres while simultaneously remaining a jazz artist. As a bandleader Byrd is also notable for his influential role in the early career of renowned keyboard player and composer Herbie Hancock.
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Is Donald Byrd still alive?
No, he died on 02/04/2013, 8 years ago. He was 80 years old when he died. He died in Dover
What was Donald's zodiac sign?
Donald Byrd zodiac sign was sagittarius.
When is Donald Byrd's next birthday?
Donald Byrd was born on the , which was a Friday
When his last album Move On Up! released, he was 88 years old. This album 'Move On Up!' contains 29 tracks
His first album Byrd's Eye View released 65 years ago, he was 22 years old. There were 5 songs in this album.
Awarded Bessie Award .
Birth name of Donald Byrd is Donaldson Toussaint L'Ouverture Byrd II
Other facts about Donald Byrd
|Place of death||Dover , located in the administrative territorial entity: Delaware , country: United States of America|
|Genre||Funk, Bebop, Soul music, Hard bop|
|Member of||Kappa Alpha Psi|
|Part of||The Gigi Gryce - Donald Byrd Jazz Laboratory|
|Birth name||Donaldson Toussaint L'Ouverture Byrd II|
|Sex or gender||Male|
|Student of||Nadia Boulanger|
|Discography||Donald Byrd Discography|
|Date of death||2013-02-04T00:00:00Z|
|Ethnic group||African Americans|
|Country of citizenship||United States Of America|
|Family name||Byrd. Show people with the surname Byrd|
|Name in native language||Donald Byrd|
|Work period (start)||1954-01-01T00:00:00Z|