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John Taylor at the Cheltenham Jazz Festival

Duration:
1 hour
First broadcast:
Saturday 14 May 2011

John Taylor is one of the finest and most influential pianists in British jazz. He joins Alyn Shipton in front of an audience at the 2011 Cheltenham Jazz Festival to discuss his recorded catalogue, including his early collaborations with Kenny Wheeler and Norma Winstone, work with John Surman, and his own trios and duos, including a disc with legendary bassist Charlie Haden.

Music Played

10 items
Timings (where shown) are from the start of the programme in hours and minutes
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    John Surman Premonition

    Composer: John Warren Performers: Dave Holdsworth, tr; Harry Beckett, tr; Chris Pyne, tr; Malcolm Griffiths, tr; George Smith, tu; Mike Osborne, as; Alan Skidmore, ten fl; John Warren, barit fl; John Surman, ss; John Taylor, p; Barrie Phillips, b; Tony Oxley, d. Rec 1970.

    How Many Clouds Can You See?, Vocalian, CD SML 8428

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    John Taylor John Taylor - Pause

    Composer: Taylor Performers: John Taylor, p; Kenny Wheeler, t; Chris Pyne, tb; Stan Sulzmann, as; Chris Lawrence, b; Tony Levin, d. Rec 1971 (originally out on Turtle LP).

    Pause and Think Again, FMR, CD24, Tr 1

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    Azimuth See

    Composer: John Taylor/Norma Winstone Performers: John Taylor, org; Kenny Wheeler, t; Norma Winstone, v. June 1978.

    Azimuth / Touchstone / The Depart, ECM, 1546/7/8 CD 2

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    Kenny Wheeler Sweet Time Suite: Part V Know Where You Are

    Composer: Wheeler Performers: Kenny Wheeler, tr, flugel; Norma Winstone, v; Evan Parker, ss, ts; Ray Warleigh, as; Stan Sulzman, ts, fl; Duncan Lamont, ts; Julian Arguelles, bari s; Derek Watkins, Henry Lowther, Alan Downey, Ian Hamer, tr; Dave Horler, Chris Pyne, Paul Rutherford, Hugh Fraser, tr; John Taylor, p; John Abercrombie, g; Dave Holland, b; Peter Erskine, d. Jan 1990.

    Music for Large and Small Ensembles, ECM, 843 152

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    Peter Erskine Everything I Love

    Composer: Cole Porter Performers: Peter Erskine, d; John Taylor, p; Palle Danielsson, b. Rec 1992

    You Never Know, ECM, 1497

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    John Taylor Dry Stone

    Composer: John Taylor Performers: John Surman, ss, bcl, bar; John Taylor, p. 15 July, 1992.

    Ambleside Days, Ah Um, 013

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    John Taylor Field Day

    Composer: John Taylor Performers: John Taylor, p; Marc Johnson, b; Joey Baron, d. April 2002.

    Rosslyn, ECM, 159924-2

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    John Taylor Handmade

    Composer: John Taylor Performers: John Taylor: piano. Rec 2003

    Insight, Sketch, SKE 333035

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    John Taylor Nicolette

    Composer: Kenny Wheeler Performers: John Taylor, p; Palle Danielson, b; Martin France, d. October 2005.

    Whirlpool, Cam Jazz, 7802-2

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    Meadow Blissful Ignorance

    Composer: Brunborg Performers: Tore Brunborg, ts; John Taylor, p; Thomas Stronen, d. Rec, 2010

    Blissful Ignorance, Edition, 1025

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