Black Entertainment : Billy Taylor

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    Billy Taylor born July 24, 1921

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    Jazz pianist/composer/teacher Dr. Billy Taylor born July 24, 1921 in Greenville, North Carolina. He was the house pianist at Birdland, where he performed with the likes of Charlie Parker, Dizzy Gillespie and Miles Davis.

    In 1958, he was the Musical Director of NBC's The Subject Is Jazz, the first ever television series on the subject of jazz. He was a jazz DJ on radio station WNEW in New York in the 60's. He remains active with his educational activities and a full schedule of speaking engagements and appearances on radio and television.


     
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    Hats off to you sister , you keep me full of good music and the oldies but goodies
     
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