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Adios Señor Horace Silver – (September 2, 1928 – June 18, 2014)

Wednesday, June 18th, 2014
  • LAtimes obit

    “He was not only prolific, he was a unique composer,” said Phil Pastras, editor of Silver’s 2006 book, “Let’s Get to the Nitty Gritty: The Autobiography of Horace Silver.” “Even an ordinary 12-bar blues in his hands turned into something magical.”

    Horace dies at 85.. (September 2, 1928 – June 18, 2014)

    NYtimes obit – Master of Earthy Art

  • Last year Dec Horace Silver Update... (click to see large)

  • Funky and Humorous –

  • Miles Davis and Horace Silver
    With Miles here.. Adios Señor Horace Silver.
    (06 Mar 1954, Hackensack, New Jersey, USA — Musicians Miles Davis (left) and Horace Silver
    work on the piano during a recording session for the Miles Davis Quartet. — Image by © Mosaic Images/CORBIS © Corbis. All Rights Reserved.)

    Senor Horace Silver Update

    Tuesday, December 17th, 2013
  • Update: news of his death was unconfirmed.. He is still alive.. may you live forever.

  • I’ve got to B natural and have faith what comes through me..I’ve got to B major in positivity and B minor in negativity..I must not B flat and allow the light of my enthusiasm to fade.” ~excerpt from a poem by Horace Silver

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    Funky and humorous (Many good links to his compositions)

    Horace Silver – Funky and Humorous

    Monday, September 2nd, 2013


    Filthy McNasty

    Sister Sadie

    Doodlin (Sarah Vaughan vocal)

    The Skunky Funky Blues

  • Happy birthday Horace Silver Horace Silver
    (visit his homepage and check out his autobiography.)

  • Song for my father – previous post

    Silver with gold fingers