Billy Byers

Billy Byers

Real Name:
William Mitchell
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born: 1 May 1927 in Los Angeles, California (USA)
died: 1 May 1996 in Malibu, California (USA)

American jazz trombonist and arranger who worked in the bands of Georgie Auld, Buddy Rich, Benny Goodman, Charlie Ventura and Teddy Powell, among others. He toured Europe and Japan alongside Frank Sinatra in 1974. Byers had extensive credits arranging and conducting for film, and won the Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Orchestrations for "City of Angels."
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Billy Byers Discography

Albums

Billy Byers The Jazz Workshop (Album) RCA Victor US 1956 Sell This Version
J-1217 Joe Newman and Billy Byers Joe Newman and Billy Byers - New Sounds In Swing(LP) Jazztone (2) J-1217 US 1956 Sell This Version
Billy Byers Impressions Of Duke Ellington (Album) Mercury US 1961 Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

EPC-1269-1, EPC 1269-1 Billy Byers The Jazz Workshop(7", EP) RCA, RCA EPC-1269-1, EPC 1269-1 Germany 1956 Sell This Version
F 10034 Billy Byers Blues Pour Anne(7") Variety (2) F 10034 Italy 1962 Sell This Version
1283 Billy Byers Remind My Baby Of Me / Just Once(7") Scepter Records 1283 US 1964 Sell This Version
90 M 330 Billy Byers Bande Originale Du Film Les Grandes Personnes(7", EP) Versailles (2) 90 M 330 France Unknown Sell This Version
90M326 Yannick Andrei, Sacha Distel, Billy Byers Yannick Andrei, Sacha Distel, Billy Byers - Samedi Soir - Bande Originale Du Film(7", EP) Versailles (2) 90M326 France Unknown Sell This Version