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** FILE ** Jazz pianist and composer Billy Taylor arrives for the Library Lions benefit at the New York Public Library in 2007. (AP Photo/Gary He, File)

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FILE- In this Oct. 15, 2003 file photo, Jazz musicians Dr. Billy Taylor, right, and Clark Taylor, left, pose for a photograph before opening ceremonies opening Louis "Satchmo" Armstrong's home to the public as a historic museum in the Queens borough of New York. Billy Taylor, a jazz pianist and composer who became one of the music form's most ardent promoters through radio, television and the landmark Jazzmobile arts venture died Tuesday, Dec. 28, 2010 in New York. He was 89. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II, File)