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Don Byron

Don Byron
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Donald Byron (born November 8, 1958 Bronx, New York) is an American composer and reed player. He is best known for clarinet but has also played bass clarinet and saxophone in a various flavors of jazz, generally favoring the avant-garde.
Photo by Dave Weila, courtesy of Canteloupe Music
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http://www.donbyron.com
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Releases on file (19)
Don Byron / Aruán Ortiz — Random Dances and (A)Tonalities Don Byron / Aruán Ortiz — Random Dances and (A)Tonalities
(Intakt CD 309, 2018, CD)
Bang on a Can / Don Byron — A Ballad for Many Bang on a Can / Don Byron — A Ballad for Many
(Cantaloupe Music CA21036, 2006, CD)
Don Byron — Do the Boomerang : The Music of Junior Walker Don Byron — Do the Boomerang : The Music of Junior Walker
(Blue Note 0946 3 41094 2 0, 2006, CD)
Don Byron — Ivey-Divey Don Byron — Ivey-Divey
(Blue Note 7243 5 78215 2 0, 2004, CD)
Don Byron — You Are #6 : More Music for Six Musicians Don Byron — You Are #6 : More Music for Six Musicians
(Blue Note 7243 5 32231 2 0, 2001, CD)
Don Byron — A Fine Line: Arias & Lieder Don Byron — A Fine Line: Arias & Lieder
(Blue Note 7243 5 26801 2 2, 2000, CD)
Don Byron — Romance with the Unseen Don Byron — Romance with the Unseen
(Blue Note 7243 4 99545 2 6, 1999, CD)
Don Byron — Nu Blaxploitation Don Byron — Nu Blaxploitation
(Blue Note CDP 593711, 1998, CD)
Don Byron — Bug Music Don Byron — Bug Music
(Nonesuch 79438-2, 1996, CD)
Vernon Reid — Mistaken Identity Vernon Reid — Mistaken Identity
(Epic BK 67396, 1996, CD)
Arto Lindsay — Mundo Civilizado Arto Lindsay — Mundo Civilizado
(Bar/None AHAON-082, 1996, CD)
Don Byron — Music for Six Musicians Don Byron — Music for Six Musicians
(Nonesuch 9 79354-2, 1995, CD)
Bobby Previte's Weather Clear, Track Fast — Hue and Cry Bobby Previte's Weather Clear, Track Fast — Hue and Cry
(Enja 8064-2, 1994, CD)
Bill Frisell — This Land Bill Frisell — This Land
(Nonesuch 9 79316-2, 1994, CD)
Bill Frisell — Have a Little Faith Bill Frisell — Have a Little Faith
(Elektra 79301-2, 1993, CD)
Don Byron — Tuskegee Experiments Don Byron — Tuskegee Experiments
(Nonesuch 9 79280-2, 1992, CD)
Hoppy Kamiyama — Welcome to Forbidden Paradise Hoppy Kamiyama — Welcome to Forbidden Paradise
(Nonfixx TOCT-6487, 1992, CD)
Bobby Previte — Weather Clear, Track Fast Bobby Previte — Weather Clear, Track Fast
(Enja R2 79667, 1991, CD)
Marc Ribot — Rootless Cosmopolitans Marc Ribot — Rootless Cosmopolitans
(Island Records 422-842 577-2, 1990, CD)

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