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Donald Byrd Acoustic & Electric Sesssions ft.  Gary Bartz, Nicholas Payton, & Kevin Toney 3
Price 8pm $30.00 (Acoustic Jazz Set); 10pm $26.00 (Electric Soul Set)
Age Suitability All Ages
Categories Jazz R&B and Soul

Donald Byrd Acoustic & Electric Sesssions ft. Gary Bartz, Nicholas Payton, & Kevin Toney 3

Saturday, Aug 24, 2013 10:00p

Dr. Donald Byrd, one of the leading jazz trumpeters of the 1950s and early 1960s, who became highly successful in the 1970s by blending jazz, funk and rhythm and blues into a pop hybrid that defied categorization, died early this year but his music lives on through his many recordings and the legacy of all the young musicians he instructed at Howard University. His later work shaped black pop music through multiple generations. Known for his pure tone and impeccable technique, he performed or recorded… Show more

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Donald Byrd Acoustic & Electric Sesssions ft.  Gary Bartz, Nicholas Payton, & Kevin Toney 3
inticketing $26 Buy Now
Inticketing $26 to $30 Buy Now
Performers at this Event
Gary Bartz
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Son of a jazz club owner, Gary Bartz began playing alto saxophone at the age of 11. He studied at the Juilliard School of Music, and the Peabody Conservatory in Baltimore before making his debut with the Max Roach/Abbey Lincoln band in 1964....
Kevin Toney
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A world-renowned jazz recording artist and musician, composer/pianist Kevin Toney's music covers a broad range of styles and is timeless and classic yet always contemporary. Born and raised in Detroit, MI, he attended the prestigious Cass Technical High School and performed with many of the city's top jazz musicians including Marcus Belgrave and Donald Walden....
Nicholas Payton
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Trumpeter, composer, and bandleader Nicholas Payton was raised in New Orleans, a town chock-full of trumpet players and he originally followed in the footsteps of a mile-long line of tradition-based players including Buddy Bolden, Louis Armstrong, Al Hirt, and of course, Wynton Marsalis....
Donald Byrd
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Donald Byrd set the standard for hard-bop trumpet in his days as a regular on the Prestige and Blue Note labels. His brassy tone and adventurous solos, coupled with a deep sense of the blues, made him one of the most in-demand trumpeters of the 1950s and '60s....
Location & Nearby Info
Yoshi's San Francisco Live Music & Restaurant
1330 Fillmore St.
San Francisco, CA 94115
(415) 655-5600
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