Go to Bing homepage

Guitarist

Charlie Byrd

  • Sep 16, 1925 - Dec 02, 1999 (age 74)
Search the latest about Charlie Byrd on Bing
2014
Four Classic Albums
AlbumMay 13, 2014

Four Classic Albums

Four Classic Albums released.
Love Letters
AlbumJan 30, 2014

Love Letters

Love Letters released.
2013
King of Bossa Nova
AlbumJun 7, 2013

King of Bossa Nova

King of Bossa Nova released.
2010
Byrd in the Wind/Blues for Night People
AlbumSep 7, 2010

Byrd in the Wind/Blues for Night People

Byrd in the Wind/Blues for Night People released.
2009
Grammy Hall of Fame
Award2009

Grammy Hall of Fame

Won award for "Jazz Samba".
2006
SongNov 7, 2006

Desafinado
  • YouTube
2005
Bamba-Samba Bossa Nova
AlbumOct 11, 2005

Bamba-Samba Bossa Nova

Bamba-Samba Bossa Nova released.
2002
Plays Jobim
AlbumJan 22, 2002

Plays Jobim

Plays Jobim released.
2001
Blues Sonata
AlbumMay 1, 2001

Blues Sonata

Blues Sonata is an album by American jazz guitarist …
Blues Sonata is an album by American jazz guitarist Charlie Byrd featuring tracks recorded in 1961 and released on the Riverside label in 1963.The album was first released on the Washington Records Offbeat imprint but only received limited distribution prior to Byrd signing with Riverside.
  • Wikipedia
2000
Charlie Byrd: The Best of the Concord Years
AlbumSep 26, 2000

Charlie Byrd: The Best of the Concord Y…

Charlie Byrd: The Best of the Concord Years released.
Byrd by the Sea
AlbumJun 6, 2000

Byrd by the Sea

Byrd by the Sea released.
For Louis
AlbumMar 14, 2000

For Louis

For Louis released.
I've Got the World on a String
AlbumJan 1, 2000

I've Got the World on a String

I've Got the World on a String released.
1999
Charlie Byrd
PersonalDecember 1999

Charlie Byrd

Charlie Byrd passed away.
Award1999

Grammy Hall of Fame

Won Grammy Hall of Fame.
1998
The Concord Jazz Heritage Series
AlbumAug 25, 1998

The Concord Jazz Heritage Series

The Concord Jazz Heritage Series released.
1997
SongJul 24, 1997

The House of the Rising Sun
  • YouTube
The Guitar Artistry of Charlie Byrd
AlbumJul 24, 1997

The Guitar Artistry of Charlie Byrd

The Guitar Artistry of Charlie …
The Guitar Artistry of Charlie Byrd is an album by American jazz guitarist Charlie Byrd featuring tracks recorded in 1960 and released on the Riverside label in 1963.The album was first released on the Washington Records Offbeat imprint as Charlie's Choice: Jazz at the Showboat, Vol. 4 but only received limited distribution prior to Byrd signing with Riverside.
  • Wikipedia
Classical Byrd
AlbumJan 1, 1997

Classical Byrd

Classical Byrd released.
1996
Latin Byrd
AlbumApr 16, 1996

Latin Byrd

Latin Byrd released.
The Return Of The Great Guitars
AlbumFeb 14, 1996

The Return Of The Great Guitars

The Return Of The Great Guitars released.
1995
Jazz 'n' Samba
AlbumJun 20, 1995

Jazz 'n' Samba

Jazz 'n' Samba released.
1994
SongMar 22, 1994

O Amor em Paz
  • YouTube
Aquarelle
AlbumMar 1, 1994

Aquarelle

Aquarelle released.
1992
Charlie Byrd & The Washington Guitar Quintet
ecsmedia.pl
AlbumSep 30, 1992

Charlie Byrd & The Washington Guitar Q…

Charlie Byrd & The Washington Guitar Quintet released.
The Washington Guitar Quintet
AlbumSep 21, 1992

The Washington Guitar Quintet

The Washington Guitar Quintet released.
SongMar 13, 1992

Favela
  • YouTube
Great Guitars
AlbumMar 13, 1992

Great Guitars

Great Guitars released.
Charlie Byrd at the Village Vanguard
AlbumJan 13, 1992

Charlie Byrd at the Village Vanguard

Charlie Byrd at the Village …
Charlie Byrd at the Village Vanguard is a live album by American jazz guitarist Charlie Byrd featuring tracks recorded at the Village Vanguard in 1961 and released on the Riverside label in 1963. The album was first released on the Washington Records Offbeat imprint but only received limited distribution prior to Byrd signing with Riverside.
  • Wikipedia
1991
Blue Byrd
AlbumOct 17, 1991

Blue Byrd

Blue Byrd released.
SongJul 31, 1991

Dindi
  • YouTube
SongJul 31, 1991

Triste
  • YouTube
SongJul 31, 1991

Wave
  • YouTube
1990
Brazilian Soul
AlbumJan 1, 1990

Brazilian Soul

Brazilian Soul released.
1985
Tango
AlbumJan 1, 1985

Tango

Tango released.
1982
The Charlie Byrd Christmas Album
AlbumSep 30, 1982

The Charlie Byrd Christmas Album

The Charlie Byrd Christmas Album released.
1981
Best Latin Recording
Nomination1981

Best Latin Recording

Nominated for "Brazilian Soul".
Grammy Award
1976
Swings Downtown
AlbumJan 1, 1976

Swings Downtown

Swings Downtown released.
1975
Top Hat
AlbumJan 1, 1975

Top Hat

Top Hat released.
1967
More Brazilian Byrd
AlbumJan 1, 1967

More Brazilian Byrd

More Brazilian Byrd released.
Christmas Carols for Solo Guitar
AlbumJan 1, 1967

Christmas Carols for Solo Guitar

Christmas Carols for Solo Guitar released.
1966
Byrdland
AlbumJan 1, 1966

Byrdland

Byrdland released.
Brazilian Byrd
AlbumJan 1, 1966

Brazilian Byrd

Brazilian Byrd released.
1965
Travellin' Man
AlbumJan 1, 1965

Travellin' Man

Travellin' Man released.
1963
Guitar/Guitar
AlbumJan 1, 1963

Guitar/Guitar

Guitar/Guitar released.
1962
Jazz Samba
AlbumApr 20, 1962

Jazz Samba

Jazz Samba is a bossa nova album by Stan Getz and Charlie …
Jazz Samba is a bossa nova album by Stan Getz and Charlie Byrd released by Verve Records in 1962. Jazz Samba signaled the beginning of the bossa nova craze in America. Stan Getz was the featured soloist and the tracks were arranged by Charlie Byrd, who had first heard bossa nova during a tour of Brazil in 1961.
  • Wikipedia
Record of the Year
roviimages.blob.core.windows.net
Nomination1962

Record of the Year

Nominated for "Desafinado".
Grammy Award
Album of the Year
Nomination1962

Album of the Year

Nominated for "Jazz Samba".
Grammy Award
1957
Jazz Recital
AlbumFeb 1, 1957

Jazz Recital

Jazz Recital released.
Blues for Night People
AlbumJan 1, 1957

Blues for Night People

Blues for Night People released.
1925
Charlie Byrd
BirthSeptember 1925

Charlie Byrd

Charlie Byrd was born.
Back to top
  • Data from
  • Wikipedia
  • IMDb
  • IMDb
  • Musicbrainz
  • Famousbirthdays
  • Freebase
  • Select images from
  • TiVo
Wikipedia text under CC-BY-SA license