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Cecil Taylor

Geoffrey Smith pays tribute to the pianist Cecil Taylor, who died in April. A true original, totally committed to the spirit of freedom in jazz, Taylor produced passionate, spontaneous compositions which audiences found mesmerizing or mystifying, but which no one could ignore.

1 hour

Music Played

  • Cecil Taylor

    Rick Kick Shaw

    • Fresh Sound Records : FSRCD485.
    • Fresh Sound Records.
    • 6.
  • Cecil Taylor

    Jumpin Punkins

    • Solar Records : 4569912.
    • Fresh Sound Records.
    • 5.
  • Cecil Taylor

    Bulbs

    • Solar Records : 4569912.
    • Fresh Sound Records.
    • 5.
  • Cecil Taylor

    Enter, Evening (Soft Line Structure)

    • Blue Note : CDP7842372.
    • Fresh Sound Records.
    • 1.
  • Cecil Taylor

    For The Rabbit

    • Soul Note : SN1150.
    • Soul Note.
    • 1.
  • Cecil Taylor

    Duets - Part 1

    • Black Saint : 12110012.
    • Black Saint.
    • 4.
  • Cecil Taylor

    The Willisau Concert - Part 3

    • The Willisau Concert.
    • Intakt.
    • 3.

Cecil Taylor

Rick Kick Shaw 

Cecil Taylor 

Cecil Taylor 

Fresh Sound Records  FSR-CD 485

Buell Neidlinger, b; Dennis Charles, d.

 

Johnny Come Lately

Cecil Taylor 

Billy Strayhorn

Fresh Sound Records  FSR-CD 485

Cecil Taylor, p; Steve Lacy, sax; Buell Neidlinger, b; Dennis Charles, d.

 

Jumpin’ Punkins 

Cecil Taylor 

Mercer Ellington

Solar Records 4569912

Cecil Taylor, p; Steve Lacy, sax; Clark Terry, t; Charles Davis, bar; Roswell Rudd, tb; Billy Higgins, d.

 

Bulbs 

Cecil Taylor

Cecil Taylor

Cecil Taylor, p; Jimmy Lyons, as; Archie Shepp, ts; Henry Grimes, b; Sunny Murray, d.

Solar Records 4569912

 

Enter, Evening (Soft Line Structure) 

Cecil Taylor 

Cecil Taylor

Cecil Taylor, p; Jimmy Lyons, as; Ken McIntyre, as and o; Henry Grimes, b; Alan Silva, b; Andrew Cyrille, d.

Blue Note CDP7842372 (1)

 

For the Rabbit 

Cecil Taylor 

Cecil Taylor

Max Roach / Cecil Taylor

Cecil Taylor, p.

Soul Note SN 1150

 

Duets—Part 1 

Cecil Taylor

Cecil Taylor

Cecil Taylor, p; Max Roach, d.

Black Saint 12110012 (2)

 

Willisau Concert, Part 3 

Cecil Taylor 

Cecil Taylor

Cecil Taylor, p.

Intakt CD 072

 

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