Year
Name
1954
Downbeat New Star, Jazz Critics' Poll, Piano
1958
Budweiser Award
1959
Blue Note Records Award
1963
Schaefer Award for outstanding Achievement as an Exponent of Modern Jazz
1964
The Jazzmobile Certificate of Appreciate (New York City)
1977
City of Los Angeles Proclamation: Horace Silver Month (February) Jazz Heritage Foundation Award
1979
Silver Anniversary, Blue Note Records
1985
City of Los Angeles Proclamation: Horace Silver Day (March 22, 1985)
1989
City of Los Angeles Proclamation: Horace Silver (September 10, 1989)
1990
Black Heritage Association of Palos Verdes Award (California)
1991
Cape Verdeans of southern California Achievement and Recognition Award
1991
U.S. House of Representatives Tribute to Horace Silver (May 14, 1991)
1991
County of Los Angeles commendation (June 24, 1991)
1991
California Legislative Assembly, Certificate of Recognition (June 24, 1991)
1991
California State Senate, Certificate of Recognition
1992
Rutgers University Jazz Hall of Fame (May 1, 1992)
1993
Visionary 3M Award: Artist/Producer for It's Got to Be Funky (album)
1994
Academic du jazz award, Paris, France
1995
International Association of Jazz Educators: For Outstanding Service to Jazz Education City of Los Angeles Commendation (June 13, 1995)
1996
International Association of Jazz Educators: For Outstanding Service to Jazz Education (January 11, 1996)
1996
The American Society of Music Arrangers and Composers: for Consistent Achievement in Music, Arranging, Orchestration, and Composition (March 20, 1996)
1996
Norwalk (Connecticut) High School Wall of Honor, Class of 1947 (November 17, 1996)
1996
Downbeat Magazine Sixty-first Annual Readers' Poll: Hall of Fame
1996
Honorary Doctorate: Berklee School of Music
1996
NARAS Grammy Nomination for The Hardbop Grandpop (album)
1998
Los Angeles Jazz Society: Jazz Tribute Honoree
2000
The Larry Gales Fifth Annual Music Achievement Award (July 4, 2000)
2001
New Jersey Performing Arts Center: Jazz for Teens Award (May 19, 2001)
2001
Juke Joint Cafe Award, San Diego, California (May 25, 2001)
2001
Drew Living Legend/Lifetime Achievement Award (October 5, 2001)
2001
Congressional Letter of Recognition
2001
City of Los Angeles Certificate of Recognition & Appreciation
2003
County of Los Angeles Commendation 11th Annual Malcolm X Arts, Culture & Education Festival
2003
California State Senate Certificate of Recognition
2003
California Governor Gray Davis Commendation
2003
California Legislative Assembly Certificate of Recognition
2003
United States Congress Certificate of Special Congressional Recognition
2005
National Academy of Arts & Sciences (N.A.R.A.S) President's Merit Award