Charlie Byrd

    Latest Release

    Byrdland

    Top Songs

    1
    MeditationCharlie Byrd
    2
    Jazz 'N' Samba (So Danco Samba) (Album Version)Charlie Byrd
    3
    Bamba Samba Bossa NovaCharlie Byrd
    4
    The Girl From IpanemaCharlie Byrd
    5
    DesafinadoCharlie Byrd

    Albums

    Similar Artists

      Popular On

        About

        Biography

        Tasteful, low-key, and ingratiatingly melodic, Charlie Byrd had two notable accomplishments to his credit -- applying acoustic classical guitar techniques to jazz and popular music and helping to introduce Brazilian music to mass North American audiences. Born into a musical family, Byrd experienced his first brush with greatness while a teenager in France during World War II, playing with his idol Django Reinhardt. After some postwar gigs with Sol Yaged, Joe Marsala and Freddie... Read more

        Chat About Charlie Byrd