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Clarinetist and Composer Don Byron

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Clarinetist and Composer Don Byron

Clarinetist and Composer Don Byron

Clarinetist and Composer Don Byron

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With his latest CD, Ivey Divey, bandleader Don Byron pays homage to saxophonist Lester Young. Byron is a prolific musician who gets inspiration from all kinds of music.

Don Byron has been active in the studio and out, playing at festivals and special sessions. Cori Wells Braun hide caption

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Classically trained, he has performed and recorded music by Henry Mancini, Stevie Wonder, Leonard Bernstein, Stephen Sondheim, Ornette Coleman, Frederic Chopin, Duke Ellington, William C. Handy, Raymond Scott and klezmer music from Mickey Katz.

One of Byron's most-played recordings is Bug Music, heard, among other places, on NPR.

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Album
Ivey Divey
Artist
Don Byron
Released
2004

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