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Pianist and Jazz Ambassador Billy Taylor Dies at 89

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Dr. Billy Taylor, the legendary pianist, composer, educator, TV and radio broadcaster, and staunch jazz advocate, died of heart failure in New York City on December 28th. His life in jazz was remarkable.Read More:

Obituary from NPR Music

Obituary from The New York Times

Listen to Dr. Taylor on the debut episode of Piano Jazz from 1979