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Billy Taylor

Pianist Billy Taylor joins Alyn Shipton to select highlights of his recording career.

Pianist Billy Taylor joins Alyn Shipton to select his career highlights, including work with Dizzy Gillespie and Charlie Parker, as well as with Ben Webster and his own trio.

Although he is not as well known in the UK as in America, where he is the best-known broadcaster on jazz, pianist Dr Billy Taylor is a hugely influential musical figure. He joins Alyn Shipton to select highlights of a recording career that includes work with Dizzy Gillespie and Charlie Parker, backing the great saxophonist Ben Webster and leading a widely celebrated trio.

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