The Peabody Post

East Hall will be rededicated as Joe Byrd Hall

On Friday, February 28, Peabody’s East Hall will be rededicated as Joe Byrd Hall.  Byrd (TC, BM ’62, Bass) enjoyed a career as a jazz bassist spanning over four decades, with highlights including performing at the White House, and in more than 100 countries as a goodwill ambassador.  The renaming ceremony will take place after the Peabody Jazz Orchestra concert, starting at 7:30pm.  Cost is $15 Adults, $10 Seniors, $5 Students w/ ID.  For tickets, call 410-234-4800.   The Joe Byrd Hall dedication ceremony is highlighted in the Capital Gazette, “Johns Hopkins Peabody Institute jazz performance hall renamed after Joe Byrd,” and the Baltimore Sun, “Byrd’s legacy of jazz continues to soar in Annapolis.”byrd


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