Posts Tagged ‘Art Blakey’

Feb. 14 2013

Jazz Great Trumpeter Donald Byrd Dies at 80

By WBJC | Posted in Host Blogs | 1 Comment

      I was saddened Monday to learn of the death of jazz trumpeter Donald Byrd at the age of 80. He was an all time jazz great by any standards. I became an avid Byrd listener a decade ago when I discovered the treasure trove of hard bop jazz recordings made by the […]