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Dr. Billy Taylor: Honored & NEA Performance

On December 8 jazz legend Dr. Billy Taylor will be honored by the Harlem Preservation Foundation at its 2nd Annual Harlem Reunion Concert, recognizing his significant support and promotion of the legendary uptown New York City community and for serving as a worldwide jazz ambassador.

The honor will cap off one of the more emotional years in the life of Taylor, as the pianist-composer suffered a stroke this past January but slowly but surely made his way back, gracing the stage for a string of dates in late June at the famed Blue Note in New York City (as reported here).

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