Michael Ullman on jazz

Silver, Horace
July 1978
New Republic;7/8/78-7/15/78, Vol. 179 Issue 2/3, p31
Profiles pianist Horace Silver. Sources of inspiration from travels and heredity; Compositions by Silver such as "Senor Blues," "Tokyo Blues" and "Cape Verde Blues"; Silver's mannerisms during club performances; Family background; Compositions attributed to father's folk tunes; Start of Silver's interest in jazz music; Performances of Silver at the age of 22; Silver's recording of some of his most popular compositions under his own name.


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