Wednesday, December 29, 2010

R.I.P. Billy Taylor

Billy Taylor, Jazz Pianist, Dies at 89

Billy Taylor, a pianist and composer who was also an eloquent spokesman and advocate for jazz as well as a familiar presence for many years on television and radio, died on Tuesday in Manhattan. He was 89 and lived in the Riverdale area of the Bronx.

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