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Dr. Billy Taylor, 1921-2010

Because 2010 was determined not to end without another dramatic moment for DC jazz, our fair city has been hit with yet one more catastrophe. Dr. Billy Taylor, legendary jazz pianist, composer, patron, and educator, passed away on Tuesday of a heart attack. He was 89 years old.
In 2009, I nominated Taylor for Washington City [...]