Jazz pianist, bandleader and composer Horace Silver died Wednesday at age 85. Fresh Air critic Kevin Whitehead says that Silver had been off the scene awhile, but his influence is as strong as ever. Hear an appreciation.
An excerpt from Fresh Airâs 2012 interview with CAROLE KING talking about her songwriting partner and former husband Gerry Goffin. Goffin died yesterday. This interview was originally broadcast on November 4, 2012.