Horace Silver Dead: Pioneering Jazz Pianist Dies At 85

June 21, 2014   // 0 Comments

By CHRIS TALBOTT of Associated Press      via Huff Post Black Voices Horace Silver, a pianist, composer and band leader with a tireless inventiveness who influenced generations of jazzmen with his distinctive hard bop sound, has died. He was 85. The Westchester County Medical Examiner's Office confirmed that Silver died Wednesday in New Rochelle, New York, but had no other information. "H...

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