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Don Byas

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Don Byas

Don Byas has been played on NTS shows including Dancing Through The 20th Century, with Caledonia first played on 8 September 2016.

Carlos Wesley (Don) Byas (October 21, 1912–August 24, 1972) was a jazz tenor saxophonist born in Muskogee, Oklahoma, in the United States. Although his long residence in Europe kept him out of the public eye in the United States, he is a significant influence on later players of his instrument.

Early life (1912-1932) Both of Byas' parents were musical: his mother played the piano and father the clarinet. Byas started his training in classical music, first on the violin, then on the clarinet and finally…

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