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Charlie Byrd (I) (1925–1999)

Jazz composer and guitarist, noted for using his fingers in the classical style, rather than a flat pick in the typical jazz style, to play his instrument. Inspired by the Belgian guitarist Django Reinhardt, he later studied classical guitar under the self-trained Spanish maestro Andrés Segovia. In the early 1960's he was among the first musicians... See full bio »

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 2012 The Good Wife (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Pants on Fire (2012) ... (performer: "Desfinado")
 2009 Whatever Works (performer: "Desafinado", "Menina Flor")
 2003 Six Feet Under (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Death Works Overtime (2003) ... (performer: "Corcovado")
 1992 Sneakers (performer: "The Girl From Ipanema", "Corcovado")
 1963 The Lively Ones (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #2.2 (1963) ... (performer: "Meditation")
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 1967 While I Run This Race (Documentary short)
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 1982 Bilder aus Amerika (TV Series documentary)
Himself - Musician
- Episode #1.6 (1982) ... Himself - Musician
 1977 The Mike Douglas Show (TV Series)
Himself - Musician
- Episode #15.118 (1977) ... Himself - Musician
 1970 The David Frost Show (TV Series)
- Episode #2.197 (1970) ... Himself
 1970 Della (TV Series)
- Episode #1.173 (1970) ... Himself
 1968-1969 The Joey Bishop Show (TV Series)
- Episode #3.115 (1969) ... Himself
- Episode #2.113 (1968) ... Himself
- Episode #2.108 (1968) ... Himself
 1965 Today (TV Series)
- Episode dated 8 June 1965 (1965) ... Himself
 1964 Here's Edie (TV Series)
- Episode #2.12 (1964) ... Himself
 1963 The Lively Ones (TV Series)
Himself - Performer
- Episode #2.2 (1963) ... Himself - Performer

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Lived for years in a brick colonial on Barnaby St., in the "Barnaby Woods" section of N.W. Washington, D.C. Coincidentally, did some recordings for the "Barnaby" record label owned by Andy Williams. See more »

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