Donald Byrd Tribute Concert
Come and celebrate the life and music of Dr. Donald Byrd at this spirited concert featuring The Blackbyrds with special guest Bobbi Humphrey. Two performances at 7:00pm and 9:30pm.
The Blackbyrds came together in the early 1970s at Howard University, where their mentor was that school's Chairman of the Jazz Studies Department, Donald Byrd. In the 1950s and '60s, Byrd was a golden-toned post-bop trumpeter, but it was as producer of the five-man group's LPs for Fantasy that he--and they--struck gold.… Show more
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1901 Mississippi Ave. SE
Washington, DC 20020