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Charlie Byrd

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Charlie Byrd

Charlie Byrd has been played on NTS shows including Patrick Forge, with This Can't Be Love first played on 28 September 2013.

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…

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Carretera
Charlie Byrd, Aldemaro Romero
Columbia1974
Carretera
Charlie Byrd, Aldemaro RomeroColumbia1974
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Bluesette
Herb Ellis, Charlie Byrd
Columbia1965
Bluesette
Herb Ellis, Charlie ByrdColumbia1965
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This Can't Be Love
Charlie Byrd
Avid Jazz2014
This Can't Be Love
Charlie ByrdAvid Jazz2014
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Chung King
Herb Ellis, Charlie Byrd
Columbia1965
Chung King
Herb Ellis, Charlie ByrdColumbia1965
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Samba De Oneida
Cal Tjader, Charlie Byrd
Fantasy1974
Samba De Oneida
Cal Tjader, Charlie ByrdFantasy1974
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