Byrd, Donaldson 'Donald' Toussaint L'Ouverture 9.dec.1932-4.feb.2013 USA Michigan, Detroit - New Jersey, Teaneck
jazz trumpeter, of African descent, 1954 BM from Wayne State University, 1958 MME from the Manhattan School of Music, 1963 studied with Nadia Boulanger in Paris, 1976 master degree in law from Columbia University, 1982 doctorate from Columbia University Teachers College, 1968 teacher at the High School of Music and Art New York, Rutgers University in New Brunswick New Jersey, Brooklyn College, 1971-1974 Howard University in Washington DC, 1977 North Carolina Central University in Durham, Oberlin College Ohio, Cornell University in Ithaca NY and Delaware State University in Dover

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[J] My girl Shirl. Trumpet, baritone sax, piano, bass, drums
Donald Byrd, Pepper Adams, Dough Pearson, Raymond Jackson, Lex Humphries. At the Half Note Cafe New York 1960

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