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Byron, Don

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Personal name headingByron, Don
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Variant(s)Byron, Donald Egbert
Associated countryUnited States
Birth date1958-12-08
Place of birthNew York (N.Y.)
AffiliationNew England Conservatory of Music Brooklyn Academy of Music State University of New York American Academy in Rome
Profession or occupationJazz musicians Clarinetists College teachers
Found inPeterson, R. Ralph Peterson presents the fo'tet [SR] p1991: container (Don Byron)
New Grove dict. of jazz, 2nd ed. (Byron, Don(ald Egbert, Jr.); b. Nov. 8, 1958, New York; clarinetist, bass clarinetist, and leader)
African American National Biography, accessed July 06, 2015, via Oxford African American Studies Center database: (Byron, Don; jazz musician, clarinetist; born 08 December 1958 in New York, New York, United States; attended the New England Conservatory; played with Hankus Netsky's Klezmer Conservatory Band; moved from Boston to New York and became part of the city's avant-garde jazz scene (mid-1980s); recorded first CD as a leader of Tuskegee Experiments, created a stir (1991); served as the artistic director of jazz at the Brooklyn Academy of Music (1996-1999); artist-in-residence at New York's Symphony Space (2000-2005); taught at several colleges including the State University of New York (Albany) (2005-2009) and MIT (2007-2008); had a one-year residency at the American Academy in Rome)