Horace Silver dies at 85; pioneering jazz pianist and composer

Horace Silver, the prolific jazz pianist and composer who cofounded the legendary Jazz Messengers, pioneered the genre known as hard bop and mentored scores of musicians, has died. He was 85.

Source: www.latimes.com

Tired of writing about all of my favorites passing.  #HoraceSilver  This article celebrates his life… .

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