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Albums:

The Train And The River

Violin Concerto/Violin Concerto No.4/Creepin'…

Finger Poppin'

Essential (Stop Time) [Live]

Six Pieces Of Silver
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Biography:
Birth Name: Horace Ward Martin Tavares Silva
Born: 1928/09/02
Birth Place: Norwalk, Connecticut, U.S.
Genres: Post Bop, Modal Jazz, Mainstream Jazz, Soul Jazz, Jazz Fusion, Hard Bop

Horace Silver (born September 2, 1928), born Horace Ward Martin Tavares Silva in Norwalk, Connecticut, is an American jazz pianist and composer. Silver is known for his distinctive humorous and funky playing style and for his pioneering compositional contributions to hard bop. He was influenced by a wide range of musical styles, notably gospel music, African music, and Latin American music and sometimes ventured into the soul jazz genre.

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