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Landmark jazz album has roots in D.C. church

The only jazz album ever to reach No. 1 on Billboard's pop charts was recorded in D.C. 50 years ago in a modest church hall.

Friday - 05/04/2012, 07:48am EDT

Tags: Neal Augenstein, Jazz Samba, All Souls Church, Stan Getz, Veronneau


Friends gather to remember jazz bassist Joe Byrd

Jazz bassist Joe Byrd is being remembered by friends for his quiet support of others, including his guitar-playing brother, the late Charlie Byrd.

Monday - 03/26/2012, 05:51am EDT

Tags: Joe Byrd, The Capital of Annapolis

Jazz bassist Joe Byrd dies after Annapolis crash

Bass player Joe Byrd -- the youngest brother of late guitar great Charlie Byrd -- died after a car crash in Anne Arundel County. The initial investigation indicates another driver went through a red light and struck Byrd's Volvo.

Wednesday - 03/07/2012, 11:43am EST

Tags: Joe Byrd, Neal Augenstein, Annapolis