Donald Byrd (December 9, 1932 – February 4, 2013)
« on: February 07, 2013, 05:37:26 PM »
http://pitchfork.com/news/49476-rip-jazz-trumpeter-donald-byrd/

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Donald_Byrd

There ain't too many of his ilk left around... It seems odd that the mainstream media has yet to pick up on his passing... Oh well.

Thanks for the records, Donald. One of the most sampled artists of all time.

Justin
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EmRR

Re: Donald Byrd (December 9, 1932 – February 4, 2013)
« Reply #1 on: February 07, 2013, 05:59:28 PM »
RIP : (
Best,

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bruno2000

Re: Donald Byrd (December 9, 1932 – February 4, 2013)
« Reply #3 on: February 08, 2013, 09:58:20 AM »
I did an album for Donald in '81.  He was great to work with.  He will be missed.
Best,
Bruno2000

PRR

Re: Donald Byrd (December 9, 1932 – February 4, 2013)
« Reply #4 on: February 08, 2013, 02:50:02 PM »
> odd that the mainstream media has yet to pick up on his passing...

The Guardian got it today:
http://m.guardian.co.uk/music/2013/feb/08/donald-byrd-jazz-dies


 

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