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R.I.P. Horace Silver. 

And of course (Steely, Stevie):

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1 Alex Belth   ~  Jun 19, 2014 1:06 pm
2 thelarmis   ~  Jun 19, 2014 1:17 pm

as legendary as it gets. one of THE greatest american composers ever of all-time.

R.I.P. Horace.

and...thank you

3 thelarmis   ~  Jun 19, 2014 1:19 pm

Here's my Horace Silver Blue Note collection on CD:

Horace Silver – Horace Silver Trio
Horace Silver – And The Jazz Messengers
Horace Silver – Six Pieces Of Silver
Horace Silver – The Stylings Of Silver
Horace Silver – Further Explorations
Horace Silver – Live At Newport ‘58
Horace Silver – Finger Poppin’
Horace Silver – Blowin’ The Blues Away
Horace Silver – Horace-Scope
Horace Silver – Doin’ The Thing · At The Village Gate
Horace Silver – The Tokyo Blues
Horace Silver – Silver’s Serenade
Horace Silver – Song For My Father
Horace Silver – The Cape Verdean Blues
Horace Silver – The Jody Grind
Horace Silver – Serenade To A Soul Sister
Horace Silver – You Gotta Take A Little Love
Horace Silver – The United States Of Mind (2cd)
Horace Silver – In Pursuit Of The 27th Man
Horace Silver – Silver 'N Brass
Horace Silver – Silver 'N Wood
Horace Silver – Silver 'N Voices
Horace Silver – Silver 'N Percussion
Horace Silver – Silver 'N Strings Play The Music Of The Spheres

this covers his entire BN output. though i imagine some sessions or live performances will soon be unearthed...

4 thelarmis   ~  Jun 19, 2014 1:29 pm

my favorite of these is The Cape Verdean Blues

5 seamus   ~  Jun 19, 2014 3:03 pm

[3] that's serious! Awesome to have the whole collection.

6 Mr OK Jazz Tokyo   ~  Jun 19, 2014 7:39 pm

He was a giant. Totally agree with you, thelarmis.

Horace Silver is also really great to play for those sad people who think all jazz is just stuffy art music. Horace was funky!

7 Alex Belth   ~  Jun 20, 2014 8:29 am

3 and 6) Which albums are your favorites?

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