Bobby Lyle

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Birthday
11, 1944
Birthplace
Tennessee
Birth Sign
Pisces
Birthday
11, 1944 (age 74)
Birthplace
Tennessee

About

Became known for his jazz, soul jazz, and smooth jazz expertise. He began performing when he was 16.

Before Fame

He became the keyboardist for Young Holt Unlimited after playing with the Bobby Lyle Trio.

Trivia

He was a musical director for Bette Midler, Al Jarreau, and Anita Baker.

Family Life

His family moved to Minneapolis, Minnesota, where he grew up. His father was a Star Tribune sports writer.

Associated With

He struck up a friendship with Jimi Hendrix in 1970. The two were planning to start a jazz-rock group together until Hendrix's untimely death.