Horace Silver (b. Sept. 2, 1928) is an American jazz pianist and composer of Portuguese background known for his distinctive humorous and funky playing style and for his pioneering compositional contributions to hard bop with Miles Davis and with Art Blakey and The Jazz Messengers.

Horace Silver (b. is an American jazz pianist and composer of Portuguese background… Silver is known for his distinctive humorous and funky playing style and for his pioneering.

Horace Silver: Blowin´ The Blues Away   Label: Blue Note 4017   12" LP 1959   Design: Reid Miles   Illustration: Paula Donohue

Horace Silver - Blowin' The Blues Away - Blue Note BLP 4017 with Blue Mitchell (tp) Junior Cook (ts) Gene Taylor (b) Louis Hayes (d) // Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack NJ, January 1959

Horace Silver

Horace Silver

jazzonthisday: “Horace Silver and the Jazz Messengers was completed #onthisday in 1955. ”

jazzonthisday: “Horace Silver and the Jazz Messengers was completed #onthisday in 1955. ”

Horace Silver (1928- ): composer, pianist - PAPAGAYOS: Cool northerly wind in Costa Rica.

Horace Silver - An American Jazz Pianist and Composer :: Silver is known as one of the pioneers of hard bop, because of his distinctive style. His compositions were influenced by gospel music, African music, and Latin American music.

New York Times: June 19, 2014 - Obituary: Horace Silver, master of earthy jazz, dies at 85

Horace Silver, 85, Master of Earthy Jazz, Is Dead

New York Times: June 2014 - Obituary: Horace Silver, master of earthy jazz, dies at 85

"The jazz Messengers"  Left to right:  Hank Mobley, tenor sax; Horace Silver (back to camera) piano;  Kenny Dorham, trumpet; Art Blakey, drums.  New York City – 1955

The Sorrows of Gin The Jazz Messengers Hank Mobley, Horace Silver (back to camera), Kenny Dorham & Art Blakey, New York City - 1955

Horace Silver Quintet - "Let's Get To The Nitty Gritty" (1963 or so)

Horace Silver Quintet - "Let's Get To The Nitty Gritty" (1963 or so)

POST: Song for my Father composer, Horace Silver, dies // 2 videos, live and album version of song #jazz #horacesilver

Song for my Father composer, Horace Silver, dies

bluenoterecords: “ 50 years ago today on October 1964 the legendary pianist & composer Horace Silver brought a new band featuring saxophonist Joe Henderson, trumpeter Carmell Jones, bassist Teddy.

Horace Silver Quintet - Song For My Father. Recorded live in Copenhagen, Denmark, April 1968. Recorded in October 1964. The album line-up differs from the Copenhagen musicians here. They are Horace Silver on Piano (of course) Bennie Maupin on tenor sax. Bill Hardman trumpet, Johnny Williams bass and Billy Cobham drums.

Horace Silver Quintet - Song For My Father. Recorded live in Copenhagen, Denmark, April Song for My Father was recorded in October 1964 and released on the Blue Note label.

Horace Silver

horace silver - "mo joe" - *t*i*g*h*t*!* Horace Silver at the Half Note FM Broadcast 1966 Horace Silver, piano Joe Henderson, tenor sax Woody Shaw, trumpet Larry Ridley, bass Roger Hum.

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