Donald Byrd Way Co- Street Naming Saturday, September 9, 2017
On Saturday, September 9th at 11:00am the Dr. Donald Byrd Cultural Foundation is proud to announce that they will be hosting a Street Re-Naming ceremony for Dr. Donald Byrd aka Donald Byrd and the Black Byrds, Jazz Trumpeter, Band Leader, Composer and Educator.
Location: Teasdale Place & Boston Rd (bet) 163rd Street/164 St off of 3rd Ave, Bronx NY
Time: 11:00am till 12:30pm
A celebration reception will follow at Bobby Sanabia's Bronx Heritage Music Center
Location: 1303 Nine Louis Blvd Bronx NY
Time: 12:30pm till 2:00pm
Many community and elected officials will be in attendance as will as the members of the original group aka the Black Byrd. With a special performance by NAACP Image Award Nominee and Recipient of the first Bob Cranshaw Award presented by the Jazz Foundation of America, Mr. Onaje Allan Gumbs.
The event and ceremony is free and open to the public
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