These Byrd of a Feather flock together in consciousness. Bay area all-star musicians that have forged a solid track record of successful gigs in SF.
Their sound healing will put a smile on your face, and they have carved out this unique sound by building a meaningful bridge between jazz , blues and reggae music; with conscious words and wicked rhythm that make the peoples body move.
Original soundscapes for the positive mind; it is a life affirming Jazzreggae journey to your sacred space. Hardbop Jazz meets mystical reggae on a back alley Chicago blues street. .
Unique and authentic music that inspires and uplifts.
David Byrd's Bio
David Byrd was born and raised on the musical mecca of 47th street in Chicago, where his uncle, Red Saunders was the drummer and bandleader at the famous Regal Theatre.
On the same block of 47th and Drexel Blvd. where he lived, jazz greats like Gene Ammons played at the Southerland hotel. David went to the jam sessions that were hosted by Sonny Stitt at the Grass Hut on 79th street and then enrolled in Chicago State University to study under the great Bunky Green, forming a jazz band in 1979, specializing in a jazz vocal tradition called "vocalese" which originated with Eddie Jefferson.
He has carved out a unique musical niche with the combination of jazz and reaggae, forming "Byrds of a Feather', and spreading his jazzreggae message