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The Oracle of Motown

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Donaldson Toussaint L’Ouverture Byrd II was born in Detroit on Dec. 9, 1932. His father, E. T. Byrd, was a Methodist minister.
He taught jazz at Howard, North Carolina Central University, Rutgers, Cornell, the University of Delaware and Delaware State University, and also studied law. In 1982 he received a doctorate in education from Teachers College at Columbia University. He spent many years, at various institutions, teaching a curriculum that integrated math and music education. 
We talk with music historian and researcher Bill L A Graham from the campus of Rutgers University in Newark NJ.

Donald the Oracle of Motown was a true "Renaissance Man".

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