Stepping into Tomorrow: Donald Byrd (1932-2013) Remembered

by thewheatandthechaff


Music fans the world over were saddened by the news last week that Donald Toussaint L’Ouverture Byrd II, better known simply as Donald Byrd, had departed the earth. FACT offered a fitting tribute to one of  the most influential and prolific jazz men to ever walk the planet, up there with the likes of Miles Davis, John Coltrane and Herbie Hancock as a crucial lynchpin in the development of the artform.

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