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All That Jazz, Vol. 106: "Ring Them Harmonics" - Charlie Byrd & Friends (Feat. Stan Getz) album art

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Meditation [Album Version]
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Jazz 'N' Samba (So Danco Samba)
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The Girl From Ipanema [Album Version]
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Bamba Samba Bossa Nova
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Desafinada

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Charlie Byrd

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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

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