Winston loves music and is passionate for what he does, he loves his horn
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Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) April 22, 2011
Winston Byrd is surely not a newcomer on the music scene. Graced by an illustrious career offering his diversified talent backing award-winning artists who happen to be the who’s who of the musical landscape from R&B to Jazz. “The Jazz Network Worldwide was the perfect spot to springboard from for it is a community that supports artists who are ‘stepping out’ promoting their own music to a targeted audience. Winston is a phenomenal player, he’s been afforded the opportunity to play with the masters of Jazz and surely has a story to tell,” says Jaijai Jackson, creator of The Jazz Network Worldwide.
With Winston’s multi-faceted musical expertise he’s shared stages performing, recording and touring with a wide-variety of acclaimed Grammy winning recording artists, such as the R&B, Rock and Pop stars, the Stylistics, the Chi-Lites, Patti Austin, The Dells, The Grateful Dead, Blood, Sweat and Tears, Michael Bolton, Natalie Cole, Chaka Khan, Mary Wilson (of the Supremes), Usher. In addition, jazz artists Pieces Of A Dream, Claudio Roditi, Larry Coryell, James Moody, Paquito D’ Rivera, Clark Terry, Lucky Peterson, Bernard Purdie, Diane Schurr, Shirley Horn, Chucho Valdes, David “Fathead” Newman, Abbey Lincoln and T.S. Monk. It was clearly Winston’s time to step from sideman to a solo career with his sophmore CD project “Soul Searching” which is indicative of rising to an arena of authentic performance all his own.
"I am so excited with this CD with another one on the way, traveling the highways, byways and skyways to bring my music to jazz festivals and jazz lovers around the world. It's the best feeling in the world to toot my horn and make people smile and dance," said Winston Byrd.
Patrick Talev-Karanfilovic, of Alliance Records Inc., http://www.alliancerecordsinc.com and Winston’s producer says “Winston loves music and is passionate for what he does, he loves his horn”. Winston devotes his life to jazz, attracted and fascinated by the art of articulating extreme ranges of high notes into the stratosphere on his trumpet.
Byrds original compositions can be heard as well as performing on T.S. Monk’s (jazz pianist, Thelonious Monk’s son) latest release entitled “Higher Ground”. Performing, recording and touring on the west coast with Gerald Wilson’s Orchestra, Frank Capp Juggernaut, Buddy Collette’s Big Band, Steve March Torme, Eric Benet, Don Ellis’s Reunion Big Band, Ernie Andrews, as well as also performing on the Grammys & the B.E.T. awards.
Winston Byrd is truly an arising trumpet star whose moment of greatness is definitely at hand. Go to The Jazz Network Worldwide http://www.thejazznetworkworldwide.com to enjoy Winston’s current feature as well as http://www.winstonbyrdmusic.com to learn more about his musical journey and to purchase Winston’s CD “Soul Searching,” which can also be found in music stores across the country.