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Horace Tapscott

Horace Tapscott has been played on NTS over 20 times, featured on 25 episodes and was first played on 30 March 2014.

Horace Elva Tapscott (April 6, 1934 – February 27, 1999) was an American jazz pianist and composer.

He formed the Pan Afrikan Peoples Arkestra (also known as P.A.P.A., or The Ark) in 1961 and led the ensemble through the 1990s.

Tapscott was born in Houston, Texas, and moved to Los Angeles, California, at the age of nine. By this time he had begun to study piano and trombone. He played with Frank Morgan, Don Cherry, and Billy Higgins as a teenager.

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Peyote Song No. III
Horace Tapscott, The Pan-Afrikan Peoples Arkestra
Nimbus West Records1978
Peyote Song No. III
Horace Tapscott, The Pan-Afrikan Peoples ArkestraNimbus West Records1978
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Desert Fairy Princess
Horace Tapscott, The Pan-Afrikan Peoples Arkestra
Nimbus West Records1979
Desert Fairy Princess
Horace Tapscott, The Pan-Afrikan Peoples ArkestraNimbus West Records1979
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A Dress For Renee
Horace Tapscott
hatOLOGY1999
A Dress For Renee
Horace TapscotthatOLOGY1999
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Maui
Pan Afrikan Peoples Arkestra, Horace Tapscott
Nimbus West Records1978
Maui
Pan Afrikan Peoples Arkestra, Horace TapscottNimbus West Records1978
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Aiee! The Phantom
Horace Tapscott, The Pan-Afrikan Peoples Arkestra, The Great Voice Of UGMAA
Dark Tree2019
Aiee! The Phantom
Horace Tapscott, The Pan-Afrikan Peoples Arkestra, The Great Voice Of UGMAADark Tree2019
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Coltrane Medley
Pan Afrikan Peoples Arkestra, Horace Tapscott
UGMAA, Outernational Sounds2019
Coltrane Medley
Pan Afrikan Peoples Arkestra, Horace TapscottUGMAA, Outernational Sounds2019
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Struggle X (An Afro-American Dream)
Horace Tapscott
Nimbus West Records1982
Struggle X (An Afro-American Dream)
Horace TapscottNimbus West Records1982
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Village Dance
Horace Tapscott, The Pan-Afrikan Peoples Arkestra
Nimbus West Records1979
Village Dance
Horace Tapscott, The Pan-Afrikan Peoples ArkestraNimbus West Records1979
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Why Don't You Listen?
Horace Tapscott, The Pan-Afrikan Peoples Arkestra, The Great Voice Of UGMAA
Dark Tree2019
Why Don't You Listen?
Horace Tapscott, The Pan-Afrikan Peoples Arkestra, The Great Voice Of UGMAADark Tree2019
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Ancestral Echoes
Horace Tapscott, The Pan-Afrikan Peoples Arkestra
Dark Tree2020
Ancestral Echoes
Horace Tapscott, The Pan-Afrikan Peoples ArkestraDark Tree2020
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