Horace Silver http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Remembering Horace Silver http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/remembering-horace-silver <p>Please join me Sunday night, June 29 on Jazz Unlimited from nine to midnight for “Remembering Horace Silver.”&nbsp; Pianist, composer, bandleader and jazz giant Horace Silver died at the age of 85 on June 28.&nbsp; He was born in Norwalk, Connecticut in 1928,&nbsp; Horace’s father was from the Cape Verdean islands and he had an affinity for those rhythms and Latin rhythms all his life.&nbsp; He was one of the architects of the style known as hard bop and his major pianistic influence was Bud Powell.&nbsp; Silver’s first major job was with Stan Getz in 1950.&nbsp; He signed with Blue Note Re Thu, 26 Jun 2014 13:31:01 +0000 Dennis Owsley 37540 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Remembering Horace Silver Jazz Live From The Five Spot, Village Gate And Cafe Bohemia http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/jazz-live-five-spot-village-gate-and-cafe-bohemia <p>Jazz Unlimited for January 12, 2014 will present “Live Jazz from the Five-Spot, Village Gate and Café Bohemia.”&nbsp; Energy reflected back to performing artists from an up close and personal audience often brings out the best performances.&nbsp; We will feature live performances from Donald Byrd &amp; Pepper Adams, Les McCann, Stanley Turrentine, Mongo Santamaria, Kenny Dorham, Coleman Hawkins, Sir Roland Hanna, Kenny Burrell, Herbie Mann, Horace Silver, Charles Mingus, Miles Davis. Sun, 12 Jan 2014 19:00:22 +0000 Dennis Owsley 32950 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Jazz Live From The Five Spot, Village Gate And Cafe Bohemia The Sleep Cycle http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/sleep-cycle <p>All of us spend a significant portion of our lives sleeping.&nbsp; When we are asleep, we dream, we have rapid eye movements, some of us talk, some of us walk and at one time or other we all have nightmares.&nbsp; There are a surprising number of tunes having to do with what goes on when we sleep.&nbsp;&nbsp; We feature music by Duke Ellington, John Coltrane, Ben Webster, Irene Reid, Johnny Hodges, Bertha, Roger Kellaway, Count Basie, Ornette Coleman, Kurt Elling, Gary Burton, Horace Silver, Irene Reid, Meredith D&#39;Ambrosio, the Modern Jazz Quartet, Charles Mingus, Gerald Clayton, Marily Mon, 09 Sep 2013 12:03:55 +0000 Dennis Owsley 29749 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org