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Byard, Jaki


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  • Variants

    • Byard, Jacky
    • Byard, John A.
  • Additional Information

    • Birth Date

        (edtf) 1922-06-15
    • Death Date

        (edtf) 1999-02-11
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: Hartt School of Music
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Maynard Ferguson Big Band
        • Organization: (naf) Charles Mingus Sextet
        • Organization: (naf) New England Conservatory of Music
        • Organization: (naf) Northeastern University (Boston, Mass.)
        • Organization: (naf) Apollo Stompers (Musical Group)
        • Organization: (naf) University of Massachusetts Amherst
    • Birth Place

        (naf) Worcester (Mass.)
    • Death Place

        (naf) Queens (New York, N.Y.)
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) United States
    • Gender

        Males
    • Field of Activity

    • Occupation

        (naf) Composers
          (naf) Jazz musicians
            (naf) Pianists
              (naf) Saxophonists
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          • Sources

            • found: Duet [SR] p1975 (a.e.)cont. (Jaki Byard, jazz pianist)
            • found: His Giant steps [SR] c1978:label (Jaki Byard) container (b. 1922)
            • found: Mingus, C. Pithycanthropus erectus [SR] p1985:container (Jacky Byard, piano)
            • found: New Grove dict. of jazz(Byard, Jaki (John A., Jr.); b. June 15, 1922, Worcester, MA; pianist, tenor saxophonist, and composer)
            • found: New York Times, Feb. 15, 1999(Jaki Byard, jazz musician and teacher, 76; d. Feb. 11, 1999, Hollis, Queens)
            • found: African American National Biography, accessed January 6, 2015, via Oxford African American Studies Center database:(Byard, Jaki; John Arthur Byard Jr; jazz musician, pianist, saxophonist; born 15 June 1922 in Worcester, Massachusetts, United States; worked in local bands in Massachusetts (1938-1941); performed in army bands (1941-1946); worked in Boston (1946-1949); worked with Jerry Tyler's band (1950-1952), with Herb Pomeroy's big band (1952-1955); was part of Maynard Ferguson Big Band, New York (1959-1962); best known for his association with Charles Mingus group (sextet) (1962-1965); taught at New England Conservatory of Music in Boston (1969); taught at Hartt School of Music, Northeastern University, Bennington College, Bismarck State College, University of Massachusetts; had two big bands with the same name, the Apollo Stompers: in Boston and in New York (1970s);died 11 February 1999 in Queens, New York, United States)
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            • 1978-07-26: new
            • 2018-03-26: revised
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