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Charlie Byrd

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Birth Name: Charlie Lee Byrd
Born: 1925/09/16
Birth Place: Suffolk, Virginia, USA
Died: 1999/12/02
Genres: Bossa Nova, Brazilian Jazz, Latin Jazz, Swing

Charlie Lee Byrd (September 16, 1925 – December 02, 1999) was a famous and versatile American guitarist born in Suffolk, Virginia. His earliest and strongest musical influence was Django Reinhardt, the famous gypsy guitarist. Byrd became the American guitarist who best understood and played Brazilian music, especially the Bossa Nova genre. In 1962, Byrd collaborated with Stan Getz on the famous album, ''Jazz Samba'', a recording which pushed bossa nova into the mainstream of North American music.

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