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Billy Byers

tb, 1927-1996 US, Los Angeles
Musician / Arranger of Jazz
A.k.a. William Mitchell Byers Lex Mond

born: 1 May 1927 in Los Angeles, California (USA) died: 1 May 1996 in Malibu, California (USA) American jazz trombonist and arranger who worked in the bands of Georgie Auld, Buddy Rich, Benny Goodman, Charlie Ventura and Teddy Powell, among others. He toured Europe and Japan alongside Frank Sinatra in 1974. Byers had extensive credits arranging and conducting for film, and won the Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Orchestrations for "City of Angels."

        
Genres
  • Jazz
  • Rock
  • Pop
  • Soundtrack
  • Blues
Popular Tracks   
Salute to Vo (Live) on Jazz on the Left Bank / Réunion À Paris by Billy Byers & Martial Solal
Softly as in a Morning Sunrise (Live) on Jazz on the Left Bank / Réunion À Paris by Billy Byers & Martial Solal
There Will Never Be Another You (Live) on Jazz on the Left Bank / Réunion À Paris by Billy Byers & Martial Solal
Patti’s N.Y. Blues (Live) on Jazz on the Left Bank / Réunion À Paris by Billy Byers & Martial Solal
You Don’t Know What Love Is (Live) on Jazz on the Left Bank / Réunion À Paris by Billy Byers & Martial Solal
Jaguar (Live) on Jazz on the Left Bank / Réunion À Paris by Billy Byers & Martial Solal
I Guess (Live) on Jazz on the Left Bank / Réunion À Paris by Billy Byers & Martial Solal
The Long Nite (Live) on Jazz on the Left Bank / Réunion À Paris by Billy Byers & Martial Solal
Sixty-Eight (Live) on Jazz on the Left Bank / Réunion À Paris by Billy Byers & Martial Solal
Love Me or Leave Me (Live) on Jazz on the Left Bank / Réunion À Paris by Billy Byers & Martial Solal

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Band Members
Discography

Title Artist Year Type
Blues Pour AnneBilly Byers1962Single
Bande Originale Du Film Les Grandes PersonnesBilly Byers1961Single
Portrait RobotBilly Byers1961Single
Impressions Of Duke EllingtonBilly Byers1961Album
France - U.S.A.Billy Byers, Kenny Clarke, Curley Hamner, Lionel Hampton, Percy Heath, Connie Kay, Al Levitt, John Lewis, Sy Oliver And His Orchestra, Sacha Distel, Benoit Quersin, Bobby Jaspar, Pierre Michelot, Paul Rovère, René Urtreger, Barney Wilen1957Compil.
The Jazz WorkshopBilly Byers1956Single
The RCA Victor Jazz WorkshopBilly Byers1956Album
New Sounds In SwingJoe Newman and Billy Byers1956Album
Samedi Soir - Bande Originale Du FilmYannick Andrei, Sacha Distel, Billy ByersSingle
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