Horace Silver

Horace Silver

American jazz pianist and composer (1928–2014)
One of the leading composers and pioneers of hard bop, plus a pianist who blended vintage R&B, gospel, blues, and Caribbean elements into jazz.
BornSeptember 2, 1928
HometownNorwalk, Connecticut, United States of America
SpouseBarbara Jean Dove
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MOVIES & TV SHOWS

Blue Note: A Story of Modern Jazz
Blue Note: A Story of Modern Jazz
1h 53min
1997

Albums

Silver 'n Strings Play the Music of the Spheres
Silver 'n Strings Play the Music of the Spheres
1980
Stylings of Silver
Stylings of Silver
1957
Horace Silver Trio, Vol. 1: Spotlight on Drums
Horace Silver Trio, Vol. 1: Spotlight on Drums
1957
Funky Pieces of Silver
Funky Pieces of Silver
2007
Live at Newport '58
Live at Newport '58
2007
Complete Blue Note Sessions with Art Blakey
Complete Blue Note Sessions with Art Blakey
2003
Jazz Profile
Jazz Profile
1997
Prescription for the Blues
Prescription for the Blues
1997
Greatest Hits
Greatest Hits
1996
Hard Bop Grandpop
Hard Bop Grandpop
1996
Pencil Packin' Papa
Pencil Packin' Papa
1994
It's Got to Be Funky
It's Got to Be Funky
1993
Silver 'n Percussion
Silver 'n Percussion
1977
Silver 'n Voices
Silver 'n Voices
1976
Silver 'n Wood
Silver 'n Wood
1976
Silver 'n Brass
Silver 'n Brass
1975
All (Phase III)
All (Phase III)
1973
In Pursuit of the 27th Man
In Pursuit of the 27th Man
1972
That Healin' Feelin'
That Healin' Feelin'
1970
Serenade to a Soul Sister
Serenade to a Soul Sister
1968
Jody Grind
Jody Grind
1966
Song for My Father
Song for My Father
1965
Cape Verdean Blues
Cape Verdean Blues
1965
Silver's Serenade
Silver's Serenade
1963
Tokyo Blues
Tokyo Blues
1962

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