Charlie Byrd Trio & Woodwinds


Byrd In The Wind

  • Release Date: 17 Sep 2002
  • OJCCD-1086-2

In the late 1950s, New York was unquestionably the jazz capital of the world, but Charlie Byrd made Washington, DC the center of his universe and thrived. The feature attraction at a unique club called the Showboat, Byrd operated a trio that drew tourists, the Washington establishment, and hometown folks alike. He was a master of the amplified electric guitar, but he often played the acoustic instrument, applying what he learned in study with the Spanish master AndrŽs Segovia. For this r… MORE