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Pioneering jazz pianist, Horace Silver, dies at 85

Pioneering jazz pianist, Horace Silver, dies at 85

| June 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

Horace Silver, a pianist, composer and band leader with tireless inventiveness who influenced generations of jazzmen has died.  He was 85.   Silver was known for his destinctive humorous and funky playing style and for his pioneering compositional contribution to the hard bop sound.  “Horace Silver was one of the hardest swinging piano players in jazz, both as […]

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TSU joins Tom Joyner for the Road to Canton

TSU joins Tom Joyner for the Road to Canton

| June 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

     

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Horace Silver – Song For My Father

Horace Silver – Song For My Father

| June 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

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Jason Moran Mentors Jazz Students

Jason Moran Mentors Jazz Students

| June 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

Jason Moran, a jazz pianist and composer, visited the KTSU Studios on June 19th to discuss his involvement with Jazz Education, Inc. and the 43rd Summer Jazz Workshop.  Moran is a Houston native and currently the musical adviser for jazz at the Kennedy Center.  Moran debuted as band leader with the 1999 album Soundtrack to […]

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