Pianist, composer, teacher and lecturer, television and radio personality, recording artist and author…Billy Taylor is all of these.
For more than six decades, Dr. Billy Taylor's enthusiastic and personal commitment to make jazz a part of the American mainstream have been rewarded by recognition and acclaim by his peers, critics, educators, students, enthusiastic listeners, and five US presidents.
Billy Taylor was born in Greenville, North Carolina on July 24, 1921. His father was a dentist and his mother a schoolteacher… read more
|1||Play on youtube||I Wish I Knew (How It Would Feel to Be Free)||3,198 listeners|
|2||Play on youtube||I Wish I Knew||1,235 listeners|
|3||Play on youtube||I Wish I Knew How It Would Feel To Be Free||1,179 listeners|
|4||La Petite Mambo||1,069 listeners|
|5||Bass-ically Speaking (Alternate take 2)||353 listeners|
|6||Bass-ically Speaking (Alternate take 3)||278 listeners|
|7||Bass-ically Speaking (Alternate take 1)||276 listeners|
|8||Untitled Blues||231 listeners|
|9||Mambo Inn||173 listeners|
|10||Wouldn't It Be Loverly?||144 listeners|