BILLY TAYLOR

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Billy Taylor (July 24, 1921 – December 28, 2010) was an American jazz pianist, composer, broadcaster and educator. He was the Robert L. Jones Distinguished Professor of Music at East Carolina University in Greenville, and since 1994, he was the artistic director for jazz at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, D.C.

Taylor was a jazz activist. He sat on the Honorary Founders Board of The Jazz Foundation of America. In 1989, Billy Taylor, Ann Ruckert, Herb Storfer and Phoebe Jacobs started The Jazz Foundation to save the homes and the lives of America's elderly jazz and blues musicians, later including musicians that survived Hurricane Katrina.

Billy Taylor was also one of the foremost jazz educators. He lectured in colleges, served on panels and travelled worldwide as a jazz ambassador. Critic Leonard Feather once said, "It is almost indisputable that Dr. Billy Taylor is the world's foremost
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BILLY TAYLOR Discography

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BILLY TAYLOR Piano Panorama album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Piano Panorama
Bop 1951
BILLY TAYLOR Taylor Made Piano Featuring The Billy Taylor Trio album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Taylor Made Piano Featuring The Billy Taylor Trio
Bop 1952
BILLY TAYLOR The Billy Taylor Trio (aka  Billy Taylor Trio, Vol. 1) album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Billy Taylor Trio (aka Billy Taylor Trio, Vol. 1)
Bop 1953
BILLY TAYLOR Billy Taylor Trio ‎, Volume 2 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Billy Taylor Trio ‎, Volume 2
Bop 1953
BILLY TAYLOR Billy Taylor Plays For D.J's album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Billy Taylor Plays For D.J's
Bop 1954
BILLY TAYLOR The Billy Taylor Trio, Volume Three album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Billy Taylor Trio, Volume Three
Bop 1954
BILLY TAYLOR The Billy Taylor Trio with Candido album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Billy Taylor Trio with Candido
Latin Jazz 1954
BILLY TAYLOR A Touch of Taylor album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
A Touch of Taylor
Bop 1955
BILLY TAYLOR Evergreens album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Evergreens
Bop 1956
BILLY TAYLOR Cross Section album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Cross Section
Bop 1956
BILLY TAYLOR My Fair Lady Loves Jazz album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
My Fair Lady Loves Jazz
Bop 1957
BILLY TAYLOR Billy Taylor Introduces Ira Sullivan album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Billy Taylor Introduces Ira Sullivan
Bop 1957
BILLY TAYLOR The Billy Taylor Touch album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Billy Taylor Touch
Bop 1958
BILLY TAYLOR The New Billy Taylor Trio album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The New Billy Taylor Trio
Bop 1958
BILLY TAYLOR Taylor Made Jazz album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Taylor Made Jazz
Bop 1959
BILLY TAYLOR Billy Taylor With Four Flutes album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Billy Taylor With Four Flutes
Bop 1959
BILLY TAYLOR One for Fun album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
One for Fun
Bop 1959
BILLY TAYLOR Warming Up! (aka  Easy Like aka Custom Taylored) album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Warming Up! (aka Easy Like aka Custom Taylored)
Bop 1960
BILLY TAYLOR Interlude album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Interlude
Bop 1961
BILLY TAYLOR Kwamina album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Kwamina
Jazz Related Soundtracks 1961
BILLY TAYLOR Impromptu album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Impromptu
Bop 1962
BILLY TAYLOR Right Here, Right Now! album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Right Here, Right Now!
Bop 1963
BILLY TAYLOR Midnight Piano album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Midnight Piano
Bop 1964
BILLY TAYLOR I Wish I Knew How It Would Feel to Be Free album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
I Wish I Knew How It Would Feel to Be Free
Soul Jazz 1968
BILLY TAYLOR Sleeping Bee (aka Today!) album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Sleeping Bee (aka Today!)
Bop 1969
BILLY TAYLOR Up-Tempo Taylor album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Up-Tempo Taylor
Bop 1969
BILLY TAYLOR Where've You Been album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Where've You Been
Bop 1981
BILLY TAYLOR You Tempt Me album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
You Tempt Me
Bop 1989
BILLY TAYLOR Dr. T album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Dr. T
Bop 1993
BILLY TAYLOR It's a Matter of Pride album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
It's a Matter of Pride
Bop 1994
BILLY TAYLOR Homage album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Homage
Swing 1995
BILLY TAYLOR Urban Griot album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Urban Griot
Bop 2001

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BILLY TAYLOR live albums

BILLY TAYLOR Jazz At Storyville Volume 2 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Jazz At Storyville Volume 2
Bop 1953
BILLY TAYLOR Billy Taylor Trio In Concert At Town Hall, December 17, 1954 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Billy Taylor Trio In Concert At Town Hall, December 17, 1954
Bop 1955
BILLY TAYLOR At the London House album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
At the London House
Bop 1956
BILLY TAYLOR Uptown album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Uptown
Bop 1960
BILLY TAYLOR Live At Storyville album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Live At Storyville
Bop 1979
BILLY TAYLOR Solo album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Solo
Bop 1988
BILLY TAYLOR White Nights & Jazz In Leningrad album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
White Nights & Jazz In Leningrad
Bop 1988
BILLY TAYLOR Live at Mcg album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Live at Mcg
Bop 1993
BILLY TAYLOR Music Keeps Us Young album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Music Keeps Us Young
Bop 1997
BILLY TAYLOR Ten Fingers - One Voice album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Ten Fingers - One Voice
Bop 1998
BILLY TAYLOR Live AT IAJE, New York album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Live AT IAJE, New York
Bop 2002
BILLY TAYLOR Taylor Made At The Kennedy Center album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Taylor Made At The Kennedy Center
Bop 2005

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BILLY TAYLOR Billy Taylor Trio Vol. 1 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Billy Taylor Trio Vol. 1
Bop 1956
BILLY TAYLOR Billy Taylor, Vol. 2 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Billy Taylor, Vol. 2
Bop 1956
BILLY TAYLOR Custom Taylored album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Custom Taylored
Bop 1993
BILLY TAYLOR The Chronogical Classics: Billy Taylor 1945 - 1949 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Chronogical Classics: Billy Taylor 1945 - 1949
Bop 2001
BILLY TAYLOR The Chronological Classics: Billy Taylor 1950-1952 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Chronological Classics: Billy Taylor 1950-1952
Bop 2004

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