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Friday Jul 11 | World Magazine

Good and gone

An unspoken theme runs through the mourning occasioned by the recent deaths of the jazz pianist Horace Silver , the pop lyricist Gerry Goffin , and the R&B singers Bobby Womack and Bobby "Blue" Bland : namely, that we may not see their likes again-and that we may be worse off as a result.

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Related Topix: Horace Silver, Jazz, Brad Mehldau, Black Entertainment, Charles Mingus, Miles Davis, Art Blakey

Sun Jun 29, 2014

All About Jazz

VIDEO/DVD: STLJN Saturday Video Showcase: Pieces of Silver

In the ensuing years, he become known as a prolific writer of tunes - many of which, like A'Song For My Father," A'The Preacher" and A'Sister Sadie," have become jazz standards - and a bandleader with a real ear for up-and-coming talent.

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Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Miles Davis, Jazz, Art Blakey, Joe Henderson, Hank Mobley

Mon Jun 23, 2014

Seattle Times

Ladies rule at Vancouver jazz fest | Concert review

With two large stages bookending the stately Vancouver Art Gallery and a student showcase by the Robson Square ice rink - plus a wall of food booths lining Howe Street - the Vancouver International Jazz Festival transformed downtown Vancouver into a fairgrounds Saturday and Sunday, attracting an all-ages, urban crowd in sunhats and shorts to a ... (more)

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Related Topix: Canada, Vancouver, WA, Jazz, World News

Fri Jun 20, 2014

All About Jazz

General Music Industry: We Lost a Jazz Giant

The jazz world is mourning yesterday's passing of composer, pianist and bandleader and NEA Jazz Master Horace Silver.

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Related Topix: Horace Silver, Jazz, Art Blakey, Progressive-Rock, Cambridge, MA

Buenos Aires Herald

Influential Jazz Messenger's Horace Silver dies

Horace Silver, a pianist, composer and band leader with a tireless inventiveness who influenced generations of jazzmen with his distinctive hard bop sound, died.

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Related Topix: Horace Silver, Jazz, New Rochelle, NY, Westchester County, NY, Lester Young

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