Billy Byers

Real Name:
William Mitchell Byers
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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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Albums

J 1217, J-1217 Billy Byers - New Sounds In Swing album art Joe Newman and Billy Byers Joe Newman and Billy Byers - New Sounds In Swing (Album) Jazztone (2) J 1217, J-1217 South Africa 1956 Sell This Version
LPM-1269, LPM 1269 Billy Byers - The RCA Victor Jazz Workshop album art Billy Byers The RCA Victor Jazz Workshop (Album) RCA Victor, RCA Victor LPM-1269, LPM 1269 US 1956 Sell This Version
PPS-6028 Billy Byers - Impressions Of Duke Ellington album art Billy Byers Impressions Of Duke Ellington (Album) Mercury PPS-6028 US 1961 Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

EPC-1269-1, EPC 1269-1 Billy Byers - The Jazz Workshop album art Billy Byers The Jazz Workshop(7", EP) RCA, RCA EPC-1269-1, EPC 1269-1 Germany 1956 Sell This Version
90 M 339 Billy Byers - Portrait Robot album art Billy Byers Portrait Robot(7", EP) Versailles (2) 90 M 339 France 1961 Sell This Version
90 M 330, 90 M. 330 Billy Byers - Bande Originale Du Film Les Grandes Personnes album art B. Byers* Bande Originale Du Film Les Grandes Personnes(7", EP) Versailles (2), Versailles (2) 90 M 330, 90 M. 330 France 1961 Sell This Version
F. 10034, F 10034 Billy Byers - Blues Pour Anne album art Billy Byers Blues Pour Anne(7") Variety (2), Variety (2) F. 10034, F 10034 Italy 1962 Sell This Version
EPC 1269-3 Billy Byers - The Jazz Workshop album art Billy Byers The Jazz Workshop(7", EP) RCA Teldec EPC 1269-3 Germany Unknown Sell This Version
EPC 1269-2 Billy Byers - The Jazz Workshop album art Billy Byers The Jazz Workshop(7", EP) RCA Teldec EPC 1269-2 Germany Unknown Sell This Version

Compilations

STDX 8.020, STDX 8020 Billy Byers - France - U.S.A. album art Billy Byers, Kenny Clarke, Curley Hamner, Lionel Hampton, Percy Heath, Connie Kay, Al Levitt, John Lewis (2), Sy Oliver And His Big Orchestra*, Sacha Distel, Benoit Quersin, Bobby Jaspar, Pierre Michelot, Paul Rovère, René Urtreger, Barney Wilen Billy Byers, Kenny Clarke, Curley Hamner, Lionel Hampton, Percy Heath, Connie Kay, Al Levitt, John Lewis (2), Sy Oliver And His Big Orchestra*, Sacha Distel, Benoit Quersin, Bobby Jaspar, Pierre Michelot, Paul Rovère, René Urtreger, Barney Wilen - France - U.S.A.(LP, Comp, Mono) Versailles (2), Versailles (2) STDX 8.020, STDX 8020 France 1957 Sell This Version