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Charlie Byrd

American jazz guitarist (1925-1999)

Charlie Byrd

American jazz guitarist (1925-1999)
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birthday
16th
September, 1925
Death
2nd
December, 1999
Birth Place
Suffolk, Virginia, U.S.
Birth Sign
virgo
Biography

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.

instruments played
Guitar
Associated Acts

Cal Tjader, Keter Betts, Stan Getz, Herb Ellis, Barney Kessel, Annapolis Brass Quintet

Birth Name

Charlie Lee Byrd

Genres

Bossa nova, Latin jazz, swing

Labels

Savoy, Riverside, Columbia, Concord Jazz

Origin

Washington, D.C.

Years Active

1957 1999

Name

Charlie Byrd

Nationality

United States of America

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