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Byron, Don

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Most widely held works by Don Byron
A fine line : arias & lieder by Don Byron( Recording )

17 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in 4 languages and held by 611 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of jazz arrangements of classical and popular works
Strange Fruit by Billie Holiday( Visual )

3 editions published between 1972 and 2002 in English and held by 534 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A examination of the anti-lynching protest song made famous by Billie Holiday. Reviews the historical events, contexts and incidents of racial hatred that the song's title represents, and then the subsequent performances by Billie Holiday that brought the song and its message to a national audience. The film also follows the underlying problem of racism that continues into contemporary culture
The bright Mississippi by Allen Toussaint( Recording )

15 editions published in 2009 in English and German and held by 429 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Legendary singer and songwriter Allen Toussaint is back with his first solo album in nearly ten years. Here he explores the rich musical history of his native New Orleans by performing songs written by some of the city's other iconic musicians
Tribute to Ellington by Duke Ellington( Recording )

9 editions published in 1999 in 4 languages and held by 404 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dress casual by Mandy Patinkin( )

3 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 381 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As long as you're living yours : the music of Keith Jarrett by Keith Jarrett( Recording )

7 editions published in 2000 in 3 languages and held by 309 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When an artist is feted as Keith Jarrett is on this tribute, it's usually thanks to compositional contributions that have enriched the jazz firmament. Jarrett's contributions are arguably more through force of personality and prodigious piano artistry than through his compositional output. That aside, producer Milan Simich delivers this 13-tune set as an eclectic tribute to Jarrett's writing. Reminiscent of Hal Willner's That's the Way I Feel Now tribute to Thelonious Monk and Meditations on Mingus, Simich has assembled a cast ranging from pop artist Bruce Hornsby, whose piano chops enliven the New Orleans second-line opener "Backhand," to the tender duo of violinist Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg and electric pianist Bob James on the understated "Book of Ways #9." Also notable are saxophonist Jimmy Greene and programmer Lord Jamar's minimalist take on "The Cure." Jarrett's oeuvre ranges from gospel pastiche to classical romance to a decided Ornette Coleman influence. The latter influence drives "Innocence," featuring George Garzone on tenor sax, and "Shades of Jazz", with Joe Lovano and Tom Harrell recalling Ornette and Don Cherry's spirited front line. Departures include Chucho Valdes's sprawling Cuban chops on "U Dance" and a rumbero treatment of Jarrett's "So Tender" from Nueva Rumba. The only solo track is a gentle lament from D.D. Jackson. --Willard Jenkins
A ballad for many by Don Byron( )

4 editions published in 2006 in English and French and held by 299 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eugene composed as a live accompaniment to a silent episode of Ernie Kovacs' 1960s TV show of the same name; Music from The red-tailed angels composed as soundtrack for a documentary on the Tuskegee Airmen
Seven by Don Byron( )

3 editions published in 2009 in Undetermined and held by 260 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Two of Cantaloupe Music's artists join forces to release a digital EP featuring 10 pieces composed by Don Byron and performed by Lisa Moore, "New York's queen of avant-garde piano" (The New Yorker). The heart of the release, Seven Etudes for Piano, was a finalist for the 2009 Pulitzer Prize in Music." From Cantaloupe Music's website
Hidden in plain view by Jerome Harris( Recording )

6 editions published between 1995 and 2007 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 253 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ivey-divey by Don Byron( Recording )

16 editions published in 2004 in 5 languages and held by 233 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kansas City : original motion picture soundtrack( Recording )

2 editions published in 1996 in Undetermined and English and held by 232 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Have a little faith by Bill Frisell( Recording )

17 editions published in 1993 in 4 languages and held by 230 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bug music by Don Byron( Recording )

15 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in 4 languages and held by 224 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Themes & improvisations on the blues ; Panorama 1 ; Off duty dryad ; Monkey on the dragon by Leroy Jenkins( Recording )

3 editions published between 1994 and 2007 in No Linguistic content and Undetermined and held by 222 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tuskegee experiments by Don BYRON( Recording )

25 editions published between 1992 and 2000 in 4 languages and held by 211 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Do the boomerang : the music of Junior Walker by Don Byron( Recording )

14 editions published in 2006 in 4 languages and held by 211 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Festival of light( Recording )

1 edition published in 1996 in Hebrew and held by 151 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Romance with the unseen by Don Byron( Recording )

13 editions published in 1999 in 4 languages and held by 125 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Metamorphosis : classical meets jazz and modern( )

2 editions published in 2015 in German and held by 110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The sidewalks of New York : Tin Pan Alley by Uri Caine( )

2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Byron, Donald Egbert

Byron, Donald Egbert 1958-

Don Bryon

Don Byron

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Дон Байрон

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Languages
English (84)

German (13)

French (1)

Hebrew (1)

Spanish (1)