Horace Silver

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    Hard Bop Jazz, Horace Silver

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    Song For My FatherHorace Silver
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    The Cape Verdean Blues (Rudy Van Gelder 24Bit Mastering) (2003 Digital Remaster)Horace Silver
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    Doodlin'Horace Silver
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    Sister Sadie (Rudy Van Gelder Edition) [1999 - Remastered]Horace Silver

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        From the perspective of the 21st century, it is clear that few jazz musicians had a greater impact on the contemporary mainstream than Horace Silver. The hard bop style that Silver pioneered in the '50s is now dominant, played not only by holdovers from an earlier generation, but also by fuzzy-cheeked musicians who had yet to be born when the music fell out of critical favor in the '60s and '70s. Silver's earliest musical influence was the Cape Verdean folk music he heard fro... Read more

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