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Jazz Trumpeter Donald Byrd Dead At 80
"[He] emerged from the jazz caldron of Detroit in the mid-1950s and quickly became one of the primary instrumental voices of the hard-bop movement, a swinging blues-based style of jazz built around driving rhythms and tight ensemble work. ... [He] later achieved commercial success, if not always critical acclaim, by exploring the contours of soul and funk music." The Washington Post 02/11/13
Posted February 12, 2013 12:48 AM

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