Horace Tapscott

American pianist and composer. Born: 6 April 1934 in Houston, Texas, USA. Died: 27 February 1999 in Los Angeles, California, USA (aged 64). Tapscott was a distinguished pianist, with many jazz compositions to his name. He was probably best known for founding the group, the The Pan-Afrikan Peoples Arkestra ("PAPA" or "The Ark", for short) in 1961, and ran it through to the 1990s, before he chose to ...more

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