Tag: Charlie Byrd

Dig In: The Essential Jazz Guitar Playlist

Join us on a journey through the evolution of jazz guitar, starting with early pioneers like Charlie Christian and Django Reinhardt and continuing through to modern masters like Pat Metheny, John Scofield and Julian Lage.


Stan Getz & Charlie Byrd – “Samba De Uma Nota So”

On this date in 1962, saxophonist Stan Getz and guitarist Charlie Byrd — Brazilophiles both — came together at All Souls Unitarian Church in Washington, D.C., to record Jazz Samba, one of America’s earliest known recordings of bossa nova.

Dig In: Bossa Nova Essentials

In the ’60s, as new subgenres like free-jazz, hard-bop, modal jazz and fusion began to flourish stateside, over in Brazil, a group of chic, melody-minded composers were engaged in their own jazz experiment.

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