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Still Setting Standards: Don Byron At 50

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Still Setting Standards: Don Byron At 50

Still Setting Standards: Don Byron At 50

Still Setting Standards: Don Byron At 50

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Bronx-born jazz clarinetist and composer Don Byron recently celebrated his 50th birthday. To commemorate the occasion, we listen back to previous interviews and performances featuring the performer.

This show includes interviews and performances originally broadcast on June 6, 1990; Jan. 23, 1997; Feb. 21, 2005; and Nov. 1, 2006.

Don Byron, Doing the 'Boomerang'

Don Byron, Doing the 'Boomerang'

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Byron was born in the Bronx, raised by parents who were musicians. Cori Wells Braun hide caption

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Musician, composer and bandleader Don Byron has a new album out, Do the Boomerang. It's a collection of songs associated with the great Motown saxophonist and singer Autry "Junior Walker" DeWalt. Tracks include Shotgun and Roadrunner. While Byron is usually associated with the clarinet, he plays tenor sax on this new CD.

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