Billy Byers

William Mitchell Byers (May 1, 1927 - May 1, 1996) was an American jazz trombonist and arranger.

Birth and Death Data: Born May 1st, 1927 (Los Angeles), Died May 1st, 1996 (Malibu)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1954 - 1959

Roles Represented in DAHR: trombone, arranger

Recordings (Results 1-25 of 45 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Decca 86777 9/14/1954 No word blues Herbie Fields Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 86778 9/14/1954 The lady is a tramp Herbie Fields Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 86779 9/14/1954 Baltimore Herbie Fields Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 86780 9/14/1954 Nutcracker swing Herbie Fields Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 88710 9/29/1955 Cool cat on a hot tin roof Ralph Burns Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 88711 9/29/1955 What am I here for Ralph Burns Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 88712 9/29/1955 Jazz Club U.S.A. Ralph Burns Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 88740 10/6/1955 I'll be around Ralph Burns Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 88741 10/6/1955 Royal garden blues Ralph Burns Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 88742 10/6/1955 Nocturne Ralph Burns Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 88743 10/6/1955 South Gonzales Street parade Ralph Burns Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 104073 1/16/1958 What am I here for Barry Galbraith arranger  
Decca 104074 1/16/1958 Any place I hang my hat is home Barry Galbraith arranger  
Decca 104075 1/16/1958 Bull market Barry Galbraith arranger  
Decca 104076 1/16/1958 Nina never knew Barry Galbraith arranger  
Decca 104101 1/28/1958 My heart stood still Ralph Burns Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 104102 1/28/1958 On a Sunday by the sea Ralph Burns Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 104103 1/28/1958 I hear music Ralph Burns Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 104104 1/28/1958 Swing into Spring Ralph Burns Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 104170 1/24/1958 The nearness of you Jean "Toots" Thielemans instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 104171 1/24/1958 The cuckoo in the clock Jean "Toots" Thielemans instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 104172 1/24/1958 Body and soul Jean "Toots" Thielemans instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 104173 1/24/1958 A handful of stars Jean "Toots" Thielemans instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 104508 3/4/1958 Satin doll Manny Albam Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 104509 3/4/1958 Solitude Manny Albam Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  
(Results 1-25 of 45 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Byers, Billy," accessed October 27, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/201352.

Byers, Billy. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved October 27, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/201352.

"Byers, Billy." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 27 October 2020.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/201352

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