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Horace Silver

A tribute to Horace Silver, who died on Wednesday, aged 85.
One of the prime movers of hard bop, Horace Silver said his mission in jazz was "to burn", as pianist, leader and composer. Geoffrey Smith chooses fiery performances by him and such Silver admirers as Buddy Rich, Mark Murphy and Alan Barnes.

First broadcast in September 2012.

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Sun 22 Jun 2014 00:00