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Horace Silver

Fans sit under an umbrella as shade from the hot sun during the Newport Jazz Festival in Newport, R.I., on July 8, 1962. Boston Globe/Getty Images hide caption

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The Golden Age: A Newport Jazz Festival Special

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The SFJAZZ Collective, performing live from the Robert N. Miner Auditorium in San Francisco. Don Dixon/SFJAZZ hide caption

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The SFJAZZ Collective

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Listen Now: Horace Silver Tribute Concert

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Horace Silver: 'Song for My Father'

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With many young talents under his tutelage, Art Blakey has often been called the father of hard bop. David Referns/Redferns hide caption

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Pianist Horace Silver recorded a number of classic albums for Blue Note, including Song for My Father and The Jody Grind. Francis Wolff/Mosaic Images hide caption

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