Horace Silver

Born: 
09/02/1928
City: 
Norwalk
Region: 
Connecticut
Country: 
USA
Died: 
06/18/2014
Years Active: 
1950's-2000's
Genre(s): 
Instruments: 
Piano, Tenor Sax

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Horace Silver, born Horace Ward Martin Tavares Silva, is an American jazz pianist and composer. Silver is known for his distinctive humorous and funky playing style and for his pioneering compositional contributions to hard bop. He was influenced by a wide range of musical styles, notably gospel music, African music, and Latin American music and sometimes ventured into the soul jazz genre.

Discography

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