logo
Featured on 40:     ABC40 Celebrates     HRL: Palmer     Gas Prices     Parade Preps     Parking Bans     Weather Discussion    
share on facebook share on twitter
Breaking News
Murder Charge Filed in 2008 Holyoke Cold Case Read more
Watch ABC40 News Live!   (View)

Famed Jazz Trumpeter Donald Byrd Dies at 80

Donald Byrd | Photo Credits: Rick Diamond/WireImage

Donald Byrd, one of the most well-known jazz trumpeters of the 1950s, died Feb. 4 at a hospital in Delaware, The Washington Post reports. He was 80.

A spokeswoman for Haley Funeral Directors in Southfield, Mich., confirmed the death, but no cause was given. Reports of Byrd’s death had been circulating on the Internet for the last week. Alex Bugnon, a…

Read More >

Other Links From TVGuide.com


Comments

WGGB encourages readers to share their thoughts and engage in healthy dialogue about the issues. Comments containing personal attacks, profanity, offensive language or advertising will be removed. Please use the report comment function for any posts you feel should be reviewed. Thank you.
blog comments powered by Disqus