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Billy Taylor

How A Vegan Perfume Company Became The Best Small Business Of The Year

Posted 06.12.2014 | Business

It’s every small business owner’s dream: you wake up one day and realize that you’ve converted your tiny operation into a multimillion-dollar, a...

Dog Ears Music: Volume 290

The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin | Posted 09.25.2013 | Entertainment
The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin

This week's playlist includes music by Lhasa de Sela, Olga Guillot, the Republic Tigers, Joe Tex, and more.

Dog Ears Music: Born in July Playlist

The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin | Posted 09.11.2013 | Entertainment
The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin

This week's playlist includes music by Bill Withers, Bugs Bunny, Kate Bush, Don Ellis, and more.

Man Dies After Being Dragged 2 Blocks By Hit-And-Run Driver

Posted 04.11.2013 | Chicago

A 40-year-old suburban Chicago man died early Thursday after being struck and dragged about two blocks by a hit-and-run driver. Billy Taylor, of Ha...

Jazz Pianist Jason Moran To Advise Kennedy Center

AP | BRETT ZONGKER | Posted 01.29.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON — The Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts on Tuesday tapped 36-year-old pianist and composer Jason Moran to be its artistic advise...

Billy Taylor: In Memoriam

Michael Kaiser | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Michael Kaiser

It is not surprising how much serious attention has been paid to the passing of Dr. Billy Taylor. He was truly a legend to anyone who cared about jazz, an exemplary pianist and composer, but he was also far more.

Jazz Legend Billy Taylor Passes Away

AP | CRISTIAN SALAZAR | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

NEW YORK — Billy Taylor, an acclaimed jazz pianist and composer who became one of the genre's most ardent advocates through radio, television an...