Jaki Byard

    Jaki Byard

    • Jaki Byard
    Jaki Byard

    Jaki Byard

    • Jaki Byard

    Jaki Byard

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    When Sunny Gets Blue

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        The late Jaki Byard was, arguably, the most versatile pianist in jazz, though he also played trumpet and was an excellent tenor saxophonist. Born in 1922, he grew up during the golden era, and while younger than Duke Ellington, he embraced, as had his predecessor, all of the changes the music went through, from its origins in New Orleans through the free improvisation era. Byard would, in a single solo concert, reveal his truly awesome mastery of the aforementioned styles, as we... Read more

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