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Horace Silver by Dmitri Savitski, 1989
|Birth name||Horace Ward Martin Tavares Silva|
September 2, 1928|
Norwalk, Connecticut, United States
|Died||June 18, 2014
New Rochelle, New York, United States
|Genres||Jazz, hard bop, modal jazz, mainstream jazz, soul jazz, jazz fusion, post-bop|
|Occupation(s)||Musician, composer, bandleader|
|Associated acts||Art Blakey, Miles Davis, Stan Getz, Art Farmer, Gigi Gryce, Milt Jackson, Hank Mobley, Lee Morgan, Junior Cook, Blue Mitchell, Woody Shaw, Joe Henderson, Bob Cranshaw, Michael Brecker, Randy Brecker, Mickey Roker|
Horace Silver (born Horace Ward Martin Tavares Silva, September 2, 1928 – June 18, 2014) was an American jazz pianist and composer.
Silver is known for his humorous and funky playing style and his hard bop music. He was influenced by a wide range of musical styles, notably gospel music, African music, and Latin American music and sometimes the soul jazz genre.
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Silver in Berkeley, California, 1983
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