Skip to main content

UPDATE: Royal Mail have now resumed shipments on their TRACKED, TRACKED & SIGNED and SIGNED services but delays should be expected, please choose these services if available to you or FEDEX if your order is urgent.

Don Byas (Saxophone)

Born: 21st October 1912, Muskogee, Oklahoma, U.S.

Died: 24th August 1972, Amsterdam, Netherlands

Nationality: American

Carlos Wesley "Don" Byas was an American jazz tenor saxophonist, associated with Swing and bebop. He played with Count Basie, Duke Ellington, Art Blakey, and Dizzy Gillespie, among others, and also led his own band. He lived in Europe for the last 26 years of his life.

All Genres: Don Byas


Big Band & Swing

Early Jazz & Dixieland

Vocal Jazz

Recent Best Sellers: Don Byas

  • The Essential Count Basie
    Download from $15.00
  • Jazz in Paris: 50 Reasons To Love Paris
    Download from $20.75
  • Ken Burns Jazz: The Definitive Dizzy Gillespie
    Download from $8.25
  • The Commodore Story
    Download from $16.75
  • Jazz For Traveling
    Download from $13.25