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The only jazz album ever to reach No. 1 on Billboard's pop charts was recorded in D.C. 50 years ago in a modest church hall.
Jazz bassist Joe Byrd is being remembered by friends for his quiet support of others, including his guitar-playing brother, the late Charlie Byrd.
Bass player Joe Byrd -- the youngest brother of late guitar great Charlie Byrd -- died after a car crash in Anne Arundel County. The initial investigation indicates another driver went through a red light and struck Byrd's Volvo.
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