5 Awesome Tracks from the Late Horace Silver

12/17/2013 11:29 AM |


Senor Blues
Six Pieces of Silver is not only a terrific album title—it also has a cover almost as cool as that original Horace Silver and the Jazz Messengers. This 1957 track was a big break for Silver; while not as hard-driving as a lot of the other tunes on this list, it has a quiet cool and a dark edge that presages much of the work to follow. RIP.

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