horace tapscott Story

 w/ The Pan Afrikan Peoples Arkestra

“It’s like bringing up your children in a certain area because you want them to grow and be aware of certain things. This same principle applied to us, as far as Black musicians were concerned,” proclaimed the late pianist, composer, teacher, and community activist Horace Tapscott in the notes to Live at I.U.C.C. by the Pan Afrikan Peoples Arkestra, the towering spiritual jazz ensemble founded by Tapscott in his adopted home of Los Angeles back in 1961.

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