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Debra Byrd

Debra Byrd is known for her work on American Idol (2002), The Lion King 1 1/2 (2004) and The 86th Annual Academy Awards (2014). See full bio »

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American Idol
American Idol Music Department
The Lion King 1 1/2
The Lion King 1 1/2 Music Department
The 86th Annual Academy Awards


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 2014 The 86th Annual Academy Awards (TV Special) (vocal coach)
  American Idol (TV Series) (vocal coach - 57 episodes, 2007 - 2012) (vocal arranger - 37 episodes, 2007 - 2010) (vocal arrangement and coach - 5 episodes, 2009)
- Final Judgement, Part 2 (2012) ... (vocal coach)
- Final Judgment, Part 1 (2012) ... (vocal coach)
- Performance Challenge (2012) ... (vocal coach)
- Hollywood Round, Part 3 (2012) ... (vocal coach)
- Hollywood Round, Part 2 (2012) ... (vocal coach)
 2004 The Lion King 1 1/2 (Video) (vocal contractor)
 2000 Arista Records' 25th Anniversary Celebration (TV Special documentary) (playback singer)
 1986 Bob Dylan: Band of the Hand (Video short) (backing vocals)
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Debra Byrd was recently the vocal coach for the Top Thirty finalists on the first American Idol television show. She was also one of the background singers for the Idols Live! Tour. See more »

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Doing Vocal Coaching/Vocal Arrangment for American Idol 2



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