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Don Byron

For well over a decade, Don Byron has been a singular voice in an astounding range of musical contexts, exploring widely divergent traditions while continually striving for what he calls “a sound above genre.” As clarinetist, saxophonist, composer, arranger, and social critic, he redefines every genre of music he plays, be it classical, salsa, hip-hop, funk, rhythm & blues, klezmer, or any jazz style from swing and bop to cutting-edge downtown improvisation. He has been consistently voted best clarinetist by critics and readers alike in leading international music journals since being named “Jazz Artist of the Year” by Down Beat in 1992. Acclaimed as much for his restless creativity as for his unsurpassed virtuosity as a player, Byron has presented a multitude of projects at major music festivals around the world, including recent performances in Vienna, San Francisco, Hong Kong, London, Monterey, New Zealand, and on New York's Broadway.

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Events

Date Time Detail Price
Oct16Tue 21:00 21:00
Don Byron, Aruan Ortiz
Jazzclub Unterfahrt
Munich, Germany

Discography

Do the Boomerang: The Music of Junior Walker

Do the Boomerang: The...

Blue Note Records
2006

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Ivey-Divey

Ivey-Divey

Blue Note Records
2004

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