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Don Byron

cl, *1958 US, New York City
Musician / Composer of Jazz

Donald Byron (born November 8, 1958) is an American composer and multi-instrumentalist. He primarily plays clarinet, but has also used bass clarinet and saxophones.Though rooted in jazz, Byron's music is stylistically eclectic. He has worked in many different musical genres, ranging from klezmer music and German lieder, to Raymond Scott's "cartoon-jazz," hard rock/metal, and rap. Most of Byron's albums have been conceptual, devoted to works of a particular musician and/or style of music.

  • Clarinet
  • Bass Clarinet
  • Bariton sax
  • Saxophone
  • Vocals
  • Jazz
  • Folk
  • World
  • Classical
Popular Tracks   
Bounce of the Sugar Plum Fairies on Bug Music by Don Byron
Charley's Prelude on Bug Music by Don Byron
Goon Drag on Ivey-Divey by Don Byron
The Dicty Glide on Bug Music by Don Byron
St. Louis Blues on Bug Music by Don Byron
Joe Btfsplk on Random Dances andtonalities by Don Byron & Aruan Ortiz
Frasquita Senenade on Bug Music by Don Byron
Cleo's Mood on Do The Boomerang: The Music Of Junior Walker by Don Byron
I Want To Be Happy on Ivey-Divey by Don Byron
Powerhouse on Bug Music by Don Byron

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Band Members

Title Artist Year Type
Random Dances And (A)TonalitiesDon Byron, Aruán Ortiz2018Album
SevenLisa Moore, Don Byron2009Album
A Ballad For ManyBang On A Can & Don Byron2006Album
Do The Boomerang : The Music Of Junior WalkerDon Byron2006Album
Ivey-DiveyDon Byron2004Album
Dancin' RootsSimone Guiducci Gramelot Ensemble, Don Byron2004Album
You Are #6 : More Music For Six MusiciansDon Byron2001Album
You Are HereNOJO With True North2000Album
EsperantoLalo Schifrin, WDR Big Band Köln, Trilok Gurtu, James Morrison, Don Byron, Gregory Hutchinson, Sydney Thiam, Néstor Marconi, Simon Stockhausen, Jean-Luc Ponty2000Album
A Fine Line: Arias & LiederDon Byron2000Album
Romance With The UnseenDon Byron1999Album
Nu BlaxploitationDon Byron1998Album
Bug MusicDon Byron1996Album
Music For Six MusiciansDon Byron1995Album
5 Selections from Don Byron Plays The Music of Mickey KatzDon Byron1993Album
Don Byron Plays The Music Of Mickey KatzDon Byron1993Album
Tuskegee ExperimentsDon Byron1992Album
At The Moment Of Impact...Allen Lowe With Julius A Hemphill, Don Byron, Jeff Fuller, Ray Kaczynski1990Album
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