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Billy Taylor

Born: 
07/24/1921
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Died: 
12/28/2010
Years Active: 
1944-2010
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Billy Taylor was an American jazz pianist, composer, broadcaster and educator. He was the Robert L. Jones Distinguished Professor of Music at East Carolina University in Greenville, and since 1994, he was the artistic director for jazz at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, D.C.