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WordMan
06-19-2014, 01:20 PM
Wow - I love Horace Silver. I find myself coming into his songs on the radio and they fit right into my cool, accessible combo jazz from the 50's. I know songs like Filthy McNasty, but most I don't know by name but love them when they come on.

Thank you, Horace for the amazing music.

Zeldar
06-19-2014, 01:35 PM
One of the greats! He was on the Art Blakey / Jazz Messengers group's Drum Suite album which was among the first albums I bought in the late 50's. Always a fan of his music.

woodstockbirdybird
06-19-2014, 01:38 PM
A jazz great. Loved everything I've heard by him. R.I.P.

Chefguy
06-19-2014, 05:23 PM
Another old-time jazz great gone. My wife says he was the artist that first turned her on to jazz music.

lisiate
06-19-2014, 05:46 PM
I'm not much of a jazz fan but something about Song for my Father (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NFjmWI-d6d4) has always grabbed me.

Enter the Flagon
06-19-2014, 09:34 PM
Dang. Love Horace Silver. Would've been great to have seen him perform. Has anybody here had the privelege?


I'm not much of a jazz fan but something about Song for my Father (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NFjmWI-d6d4) has always grabbed me.

Great, great song. No doubt the boys in Steely Dan were big fans as well.

tim-n-va
06-19-2014, 09:38 PM
I'm not much of a jazz fan but something about Song for my Father (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NFjmWI-d6d4) has always grabbed me.

I saw Fourplay tonight and they did that song as a tribute.

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