Charlie Byrd
Born: 1925

Charlie Byrd jammed with Django Reinhardt, recorded with
Woody Herman, studied with the great Segovia, and with
Stan Getz introduced the Brazilian bossa nova to
international audiences. He then proceeded to form a
super guitar trio with Barney Kessel and Herb Ellis. His
musical interests took in virtually every form in which the
guitar found a prominent voice

Charlie Byrd began playing the guitar at an early age under
the guidance of his father. In his teens he was playing
plectrum guitar… Continue

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