Daily Archives: April 6, 2018

Cecil Taylor Dead at 89

Cecil Taylor, the pioneering free jazz pianist, has died, NPR confirms. He was 89. His cause of death is currently unknown. Born in 1929, Taylor learned to play piano at 6 years old. He performed in swing and R&B groups in the early 1950s before beginning to lead his own band in 1956. That year saw h… RSS: News

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Quad City Arts Announces High School Award Winners

In a jam-packed gallery on Thursday, April 5th, Quad City Arts announced the winners of the 41st Annual High School Art Invitational and presented more than $ 3000 in cash and gift certificates to area high school students and teachers for excellence in fine art.  This exhibition is made possible by the William Butterworth Foundation (the major sponsor of the ...

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