CHARLIE BYRD

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Charles L. Byrd (September 16, 1925 - November 30, 1999), better known as Charlie Byrd, was a famous jazz guitarist, born in Suffolk, Virginia. He was the only jazz guitarist of that era whose primary instrument was the classical guitar which gave him his uniquely identifiable sound.

Byrd primarily looked up to Django Reinhardt. He moved to Washington, D.C., to study classical guitar with the renowned Sophocles Papas. He later moved to Italy where he studied with Andrés Segovia. In the early 1960's he was on a State Department tour in South America where he was introduced to a new music, the bossa nova, which was the musical passion of Brazil beginning in the late 50's. jazz saxophonist Stan Getz had been in Brazil about six months earlier than Byrd, also on a State Department tour, where he, too, was exposed to the bossa nova. A short time later Getz
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The Charlie Byrd Christmas AlbumThe Charlie Byrd Christmas Album
Concord Records 1982
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Jazz Guitar-Ultimate Collection 1 / VariousJazz Guitar-Ultimate Collection 1 / Various
Imports 2014
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Byrd in the Wind / Blues for Night PeopleByrd in the Wind / Blues for Night People
Ais 2010
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Guitar Artistry Of Charlie ByrdGuitar Artistry Of Charlie Byrd
Jazz Images 2018
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CHARLIE BYRD Discography

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CHARLIE BYRD Jazz Recital (aka Prelude aka Little Girl Blue  aka First Flight) album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Jazz Recital (aka Prelude aka Little Girl Blue aka First Flight)
Bop 1957
CHARLIE BYRD Blues for Night People (aka Midnight Guitar) album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Blues for Night People (aka Midnight Guitar)
Bop 1957
CHARLIE BYRD An Anthology Of Guitar Music — The Sixteenth Century album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
An Anthology Of Guitar Music — The Sixteenth Century
Third Stream 1958
CHARLIE BYRD Jazz at the Showboat, Vol. 2: Byrd in the Wind album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Jazz at the Showboat, Vol. 2: Byrd in the Wind
Bossa Nova 1959
CHARLIE BYRD Jazz at the Showboat (aka Byrd's Word) album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Jazz at the Showboat (aka Byrd's Word)
Bop 1959
CHARLIE BYRD Mr Guitar (aka Jazz At The Showboat Volume 3) album cover 4.50 | 1 ratings
Mr Guitar (aka Jazz At The Showboat Volume 3)
Bossa Nova 1959
CHARLIE BYRD Charlie's Choice: Jazz At The Showboat, Volume IV (aka The Guitar Artistry Of Charlie Byrd) album cover 4.00 | 1 ratings
Charlie's Choice: Jazz At The Showboat, Volume IV (aka The Guitar Artistry Of Charlie Byrd)
Bop 1960
CHARLIE BYRD Blues Sonata album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Blues Sonata
Bossa Nova 1961
CHARLIE BYRD Bossa Nova Pelos Passaros album cover 5.00 | 1 ratings
Bossa Nova Pelos Passaros
Bossa Nova 1962
CHARLIE BYRD Latin Impressions album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Latin Impressions
Bossa Nova 1962
CHARLIE BYRD Charlie Byrd's Bossa Nova Once More! album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Charlie Byrd's Bossa Nova Once More!
Bossa Nova 1963
CHARLIE BYRD Brazilian Byrd album cover 4.50 | 1 ratings
Brazilian Byrd
Bossa Nova 1965
CHARLIE BYRD Byrd Song: Charlie Byrd With Voices album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Byrd Song: Charlie Byrd With Voices
Bossa Nova 1965
CHARLIE BYRD Christmas Carols for Solo Guitar album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Christmas Carols for Solo Guitar
Bossa Nova 1966
CHARLIE BYRD Dreamsville album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Dreamsville
Bossa Nova 1966
CHARLIE BYRD Byrdland album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Byrdland
Bossa Nova 1966
CHARLIE BYRD The Touch Of Gold (Charlie Byrd Plays Today’s Great Hits) album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Touch Of Gold (Charlie Byrd Plays Today’s Great Hits)
Pop/Art Song/Folk 1966
CHARLIE BYRD Hollywood Byrd album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Hollywood Byrd
Jazz Related Soundtracks 1967
CHARLIE BYRD Solo Flight album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Solo Flight
Bossa Nova 1967
CHARLIE BYRD More Brazilian Byrd album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
More Brazilian Byrd
Bossa Nova 1967
CHARLIE BYRD Delicately 0.00 | 0 ratings
Delicately "The Stroke Of Genius"
Pop/Art Song/Folk 1968
CHARLIE BYRD Sketches Of Brazil - Music Of Villa-Lobos album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Sketches Of Brazil - Music Of Villa-Lobos
Third Stream 1968
CHARLIE BYRD Hit Trip album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Hit Trip
Jazz Related Soundtracks 1968
CHARLIE BYRD The Great Byrd album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Great Byrd
Pop/Art Song/Folk 1968
CHARLIE BYRD Aquarius album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Aquarius
Bossa Nova 1969
CHARLIE BYRD Let It Be album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Let It Be
Pop/Art Song/Folk 1970
CHARLIE BYRD The Stroke Of Genius album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Stroke Of Genius
Pop/Art Song/Folk 1971
CHARLIE BYRD Charlie Byrd / Aldemaro Romero : Onda Nueva / The New Wave album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Charlie Byrd / Aldemaro Romero : Onda Nueva / The New Wave
Latin Jazz 1972
CHARLIE BYRD Crystal Silence album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Crystal Silence
Latin Jazz 1973
CHARLIE BYRD Latin Byrd album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Latin Byrd
Latin Jazz 1973
CHARLIE BYRD Charlie Byrd Featuring Nat Adderley : Top Hat album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Charlie Byrd Featuring Nat Adderley : Top Hat
Bossa Nova 1975
CHARLIE BYRD Direct Disc Recording album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Direct Disc Recording
Bop 1977
CHARLIE BYRD Blue Bird album cover 3.50 | 1 ratings
Blue Bird
Bossa Nova 1979
CHARLIE BYRD The Charlie Byrd Christmas Album album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Charlie Byrd Christmas Album
Bossa Nova 1982
CHARLIE BYRD Isn't It Romantic album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Isn't It Romantic
Pop/Art Song/Folk 1984
CHARLIE BYRD Charlie Byrd Trio With Annapolis Brass Quintet ‎: Byrd & Brass album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Charlie Byrd Trio With Annapolis Brass Quintet ‎: Byrd & Brass
Bossa Nova 1986
CHARLIE BYRD The Charlie Byrd Trio  With Special Guest Scott Hamilton ‎: It's A Wonderful World album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Charlie Byrd Trio With Special Guest Scott Hamilton ‎: It's A Wonderful World
Bop 1989
CHARLIE BYRD The Bossa Nova Years album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Bossa Nova Years
Bossa Nova 1991
CHARLIE BYRD The Washington Guitar Quintet album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Washington Guitar Quintet
Bop 1992
CHARLIE BYRD I've Got the World on a String album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
I've Got the World on a String
Bossa Nova 1994
CHARLIE BYRD Au Courant album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Au Courant
Bop 1998
CHARLIE BYRD My Inspiration album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
My Inspiration
Bossa Nova 1999
CHARLIE BYRD For Louis album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
For Louis
Latin Jazz 2000

CHARLIE BYRD EPs & splits

CHARLIE BYRD Fujitsu-Concord 26th Jazz Festival album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Fujitsu-Concord 26th Jazz Festival
Bossa Nova 1995

CHARLIE BYRD live albums

CHARLIE BYRD At the Village Vanguard (aka Which Side Are You On?) album cover 2.50 | 1 ratings
At the Village Vanguard (aka Which Side Are You On?)
Bossa Nova 1961
CHARLIE BYRD At The Village Gate album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
At The Village Gate
Bossa Nova 1963
CHARLIE BYRD Travellin' Man album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Travellin' Man
Bossa Nova 1965
CHARLIE BYRD Let Go album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Let Go
Bop 1969
CHARLIE BYRD For All We Know album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
For All We Know
Pop/Art Song/Folk 1971
CHARLIE BYRD Byrd by the Sea album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Byrd by the Sea
Bop 1974
CHARLIE BYRD Swings Downtown (aka Triste) album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Swings Downtown (aka Triste)
Bop 1976
CHARLIE BYRD Sugarloaf Suite album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Sugarloaf Suite
Bossa Nova 1980
CHARLIE BYRD Charlie Byrd Trio With Bud Shank ‎: Brazilville album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Charlie Byrd Trio With Bud Shank ‎: Brazilville
Bossa Nova 1982
CHARLIE BYRD Homage to Jobim: Live at the Fujitsu-Concord 26th Jazz Festival album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Homage to Jobim: Live at the Fujitsu-Concord 26th Jazz Festival
Bossa Nova 2005

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CHARLIE BYRD re-issues & compilations

CHARLIE BYRD Jazz 'n' Samba album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Jazz 'n' Samba
Bossa Nova 1995
CHARLIE BYRD Classical Byrd album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Classical Byrd
Bossa Nova 1997
CHARLIE BYRD The Concord Jazz Heritage Series album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Concord Jazz Heritage Series
Bossa Nova 1998
CHARLIE BYRD Charlie Byrd: The Best of the Concord Years album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Charlie Byrd: The Best of the Concord Years
Bossa Nova 2000
CHARLIE BYRD Byrd & Brazil album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Byrd & Brazil
Bossa Nova 2004
CHARLIE BYRD Brazilian Byrd/Hollywood Byrd album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Brazilian Byrd/Hollywood Byrd
Bossa Nova 2012

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Live in New Orleans
Bossa Nova 2001

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