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Horace Silver, Pioneer Jazz Pianist, Composer, Dies At 85

By Jocelyn Y. Stewart, Los Angeles Times Horace Silver, the prolific jazz pianist and composer who co-founded the legendary Jazz Messengers, pioneered the genre known as hard bop, and mentored scores of musicians, has died. He was 85. Silver died Wednesday at his home in New Rochelle, N.Y., of natural causes, according to his son, […]

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