Jaki Byard
Genre:
Jazz
Meta styles:
Big Band/Swing, Bop, Free Jazz, Hard Bop, Jazz Instrument, New Orleans/Classic Jazz
Styles:
Avant-Garde Jazz, Bop, Mainstream Jazz, Piano Jazz, Post-Bop, Progressive Jazz, Stride, Third Stream

Jaki (John) Byard (June 15, 1922 ? February 11, 1999) was a jazz piano player and composer who also played trumpet and saxophones, among several other instruments. He was noteworthy for his eclectic style, incorporating everything from ragtime and stride to free jazz. Byard began playing professionally at the age of 15. After serving in World War II he toured with Earl Bostic in the late 1940s, making his recording debut with Charlie Mariano in 1951. Later, he was a member of the bands of Herb Pomeroy (1952-55, recording in 1957) and Maynard Ferguson (1959-62).

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Out Front!

Out Front!

Year:
1994
Tracks:
8
Bitrate:
320 kbps
Live At Maybeck Recital Hall Vol. 17

Live At Maybeck Recital Hall Vol. 17

Year:
1991
Tracks:
7
Bitrate:
320 kbps
Foolin' Myself

Foolin' Myself

Year:
1989
Tracks:
7
Bitrate:
191 kbps
Family Man (Vinyl)

Family Man (Vinyl)

Year:
1978
Tracks:
9
Bitrate:
320 kbps
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