Nightly News   |  February 08, 2013

Jazz musician Donald Byrd dies at 80

Detroit native Donald Byrd, a legendary musician described by his nephew as a ‘pioneer of the trumpet,’ has died. NBC’s Brian Williams reports.

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>>> the legendary jazz musician , donald byrd has died. he played with coal train , lots of r & b , a lot of progressive music . sampled many times in recent years. donald byrd was 80 years old.