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Horace Tapscott

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Horace Tapscott

Horace Tapscott has been played on NTS over 10 times, featured on 14 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.

After service in the…

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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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Maui
Pan Afrikan Peoples Arkestra, Horace Tapscott
Nimbus West Records1978
Maui
Pan Afrikan Peoples Arkestra, Horace TapscottNimbus West Records1978
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Lift Every Voice
Horace Tapscott, The Pan-Afrikan Peoples Arkestra
Nimbus West Records1979
Lift Every Voice
Horace Tapscott, The Pan-Afrikan Peoples ArkestraNimbus West Records1979
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Macrame
Horace Tapscott, The Pan-Afrikan Peoples Arkestra
Nimbus West Records1979
Macrame
Horace Tapscott, The Pan-Afrikan Peoples ArkestraNimbus West Records1979
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Mother Ship
Horace Tapscott
Nimbus West Records1982
Mother Ship
Horace TapscottNimbus West Records1982
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A Dress For Renee
Horace Tapscott
hatOLOGY1999
A Dress For Renee
Horace TapscotthatOLOGY1999
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'Round Midnight
Horace Tapscott
Nimbus West Records1983
'Round Midnight
Horace TapscottNimbus West Records1983
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Chartreuse Blues
Horace Tapscott
Nimbus West Records1983
Chartreuse Blues
Horace TapscottNimbus West Records1983
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Dee Bee´s Dance
Horace Tapscott
Interplay Records1991
Dee Bee´s Dance
Horace TapscottInterplay Records1991
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