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Horace Tapscott

Primary Instrument: Piano

Born: April 6, 1934 | Died: February 29, 1999    

Horace Tapscott

Born in 1934 in Houston, Texas, Horace came from a musical family centered around his mother, Mary Malone Tapscott, who worked professionally as a singer and pianist. When Horace was nine, the family moved to Los Angeles. As a teenager in the late 1940's, Horace was surrounded by the music of Central Avenue: Art Tatum, Charlie Parker, Coleman Hawkins, Dexter Gordon, were among the many cats on the set. Around this time, Horace also began to take music lessons from teachers Dr. Samuel R. Browne and Lloyd Reese, whose other students included Eric Dolphy and Frank Morgan. Horace's musical studies included trombone in addition to piano....
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    Blue Note
    2009
  • The Dark Tree
    Hatology
    2009
  • Lighthouse 79, Vol. 2
    Blue Note
    2009
  • Live At Lobero Volume 1
    Blue Note
    2006
  • Dissent or Descent
    Blue Note
    1998
  • The Dark Tree Volume 2
    Blue Note
    1991
  • The Dark Tree Volume 1
    Blue Note
    1990
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