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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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Albums

The Dark Tree
The Dark Tree
Hatology
2009
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[no cover]
Lighthouse 79, Vol. 1
Blue Note
2009
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[no cover]
Lighthouse 79, Vol. 2
Blue Note
2009
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[no cover]
Live At Lobero Volume...
Blue Note
2006
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[no cover]
Dissent or Descent
Blue Note
1998
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[no cover]
The Dark Tree Volume 2
Blue Note
1991
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