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Billy Taylor artist page: interviews, features and/or performances archived at NPR Music
A Blog Supreme: Pianist Billy Taylor, Jazz Ambassador And NPR Host, Dies
Morning Edition: Jazz Composer, Pianist Billy Taylor Dies At 89
Marian McPartland's Piano Jazz: Billy Taylor On Piano Jazz's Debut Episode
Weekend Edition Saturday: Interview With Scott Simon
January 1, 2012 An all-star cast of musicians gather in Washington, D.C. to salute the pianist and jazz ambassador.
April 8, 2011 We remember the late pianist and jazz advocate with a concert from the Kennedy Center.
January 6, 2011 Hear the late jazz pianist, composer and educator in his retirement concert at the Kennedy Center.
December 16, 2009 Eldar, Robert Glasper, Patricia Barber, Joe Sample, Ramsey Lewis and Billy Taylor all perform live.
December 12, 2007 Jazz legends perform alongside younger stars on the 18th edition of NPR's annual holiday tradition.
April 10, 2009 For the show's 30th anniversary, hear its very first episode, with the great jazz piano ambassador.
December 30, 2010 Billy Taylor will be remembered as a tireless jazz booster, educator and broadcaster.
December 29, 2010 After establishing himself as a premier musician, Taylor began broadcasting and teaching jazz.
August 1, 2001 Though Dr. Billy Taylor is known as a founder of public radio, he is also a pianist and composer.
January 4, 2011 NPR Music remembers its late colleague during the Toast of the Nation broadcast.
December 30, 2010 At NPR, the late jazz pianist was more than an admired artist: He was a close colleague and friend.
December 2, 2008 Hear the work of five jazz flutists who bring virtuosic force to the oft-parodied instrument.
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