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Horace Silver Tribute

Alyn Shipton introduces listeners' suggestions of the best music to remember the late pianist Horace Silver. Plus jazz in all styles from Kid Ory to Dexter Gordon and Louis Prima.

The jazz pianist Horace Silver died last month and today Alyn Shipton introduces listeners' suggestions of the best music with which to remember this innovative musician, from his piano trios to his work with Miles Davis and his own quintet. Plus there's New Orleans jazz from Kid Ory, hard bop from Dexter Gordon, and good time hokum from Louis Prima.

1 hour

Last on

Sat 26 Jul 2014 17:00

Music Played

  • Wynton Marsalis


    Performer: Wynton Marsalis. Performer: Dan Nimmer. Performer: Carlos Henriquez. Performer: Walter Blanding. Performer: Ali Jackson.
    • He and She.
    • Blue Note.
    • 6.
  • Louis Prima

    That Old Black Magic

    Performer: Paul Ferrara. Performer: Tony Luizza. Performer: Louis Prima. Performer: Willie McCumber Jr.. Performer: Lou Sineaux. Performer: Bobby Roberts. Performer: Keely Smith. Performer: Sam Butera.
    • Buona Sera.
    • Proper.
    • 20.
  • Swingville All Stars

    I May Be Wrong, But I Think You're Wonderful

    Performer: Joe Benjamin. Performer: Al Sears. Performer: Vic Dickenson. Performer: Cliff Jackson. Performer: Joe Thomas. Performer: Danny Barker. Performer: Buddy Tate. Performer: Pee Wee Russell. Performer: J.C. Heard.
    • Vol 24: Things Ain't What They Used To Be.
    • Swingville.
    • 5.
  • Hendricks and Ross Lambert

    One O' Clock Jump

    Performer: Annie Ross. Performer: Freddie Green. Performer: Nat Pierce. Performer: Dave Lambert. Performer: EDDIE JONES. Performer: Sonny Payne. Performer: Jon Hendricks.
    • Sing a Song of Basie.
    • GRP.
    • 4.
  • Dexter Gordon

    I'm A Fool To Want You

    Performer: Barry Harris. Performer: Freddie Hubbard. Performer: Dexter Gordon. Performer: Bob Cranshaw. Performer: Billy Higgins.
    • The Complete Sixties Sessions.
    • Blue Note.
    • 7.
  • Horace Silver

    The Cape Verdean Blues

    Performer: Horace Silver.
    • The Cape Verdean Blues.
    • Blue Note.
    • 1.
  • Horace Silver

    Sweet Stuff

    Performer: Gene Taylor. Performer: Louis Hayes. Performer: Horace Silver.
    • Finger Poppin'.
    • Blue Note.
    • 4.
  • Horace Silver


    Performer: Tom Harrell. Performer: Bob Berg. Performer: Maurice Spears. Performer: Oscar Brashear. Performer: Buddy Collette. Performer: Vince De Rosa. Performer: Horace Silver. Performer: Frank Rosolino. Performer: Jerome Richardson. Performer: Al Foster. Performer: Ron Carter. Performer: Bobby Bryant.
    • Retrospective.
    • Blue Note.
    • 5.
  • Miles Davis

    It Never Entered My Mind

    Performer: Percy Heath. Performer: Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers. Performer: Miles Davis. Performer: Horace Silver.
    • Vol 1.
    • Blue Note.
    • 15.
  • Miles Davis


    • 5.
  • Kid Ory

    Blues for Jimmy Noone

    Performer: Teddy Buckner. Performer: Kid Ory. Performer: Lloyd Glenn. Performer: Ed Shrivenak. Performer: Morty Corb. Performer: Joe Darensbourg. Performer: Minor Hall.
    • Kid Ory: New Orleans Jazz Man.
    • Lake.
    • 5.


  • Sat 26 Jul 2014 17:00

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