Definition of Byrd, Charlie in US English:

Byrd, Charlie

proper noun

  • (1925–99), US guitarist; full name Charlie Lee Byrd. He was responsible for introducing and applying acoustic classical guitar techniques to jazz and popular music and for launching the samba and bossa nova movements of the 1960s in the US with his album Jazz Samba (1962) with Stan Getz.


Byrd, Charlie