Cecil Taylor Quintet visits Hamburg (1995)

November 12, 1995 – the Cecil Taylor Quintet – that is Cecil Taylor (p,voc), Harri Sjstrm (ss), Tristan Honsinger (cello), Thurman Barker (mar,perc) and Paul Lovens (d) – closes the 20th Jazz Festival at Fabrik in Hamburg, Germany More Info BY THE SAME...

We remember Cecil Taylor. ‘Still Ahead Cecil’

This day (April 5, 2018), in New York City, died Cecil Taylor, an American free jazz pianist.WATCH LISTEN READ Wikipedia : This day (March 15, 1929 ), in New York City, is born Cecil Taylor, an American free jazz pianist. Cecil Taylor online sessionography of all known live shows and...

Cecil Taylor sits in with the Art Ensemble Of Chicago (1984)

November 1, 1984 – the Art Ensemble of Chicago – that is Lester Bowie (tp), Roscoe Mitchell (s), Joseph Jarman (s), Malachi Favors (b) and Famoudou Don Moye (d,perc) – performs with pianist Cecil Taylor at the Theatre Musical in Paris, France BY THE SAME...

Cecil Taylor backs a ballet in Berlin (1983)

October 30, 1983 – Cecil Taylor will perform in West Berlin with Jimmy Lyons (as, perc), Brenda Bakr (voc), William Parker (b), Rashid Bakr (d), Andre Martinez (d) plus ballet dancers Doretha Davidson, Leon Brown, Philip Bond and Pauline Zaguhei...

We remember Lester Bowie. ‘Lester, Seriously?’

...New York Organ’S Ensemble – Live 1994 – 2/2 . w/ Moussa ‘Vieux’ Kantè – Nightown Rotterdam1997 . The Art Ensemble Of Chicago – Um Funk . Art Ensemble Of Chicago – Live With Cecil Taylor (1984) . The Art Ensemble Of Chicago – Theme De Celine / . Bill...

Warner Bros. publish George Benson’s album : ’20/20′ (1985)

...Trombone . David Taylor – Trombone . Jon Faddis – Trumpet . Earl Gardner – Trumpet . Joe Newman – Trumpet . Lew Soloff – Trumpet . Felix Vega – Trumpet . James Taylor – Vocals (Background) . Patti Austin – Vocals (Background) . Dave Cochran – Vocals (Background) ....

Playing Mr Ed

From ‘Azure’ to ‘Do Nothin’ Till You Hear From Me’, we have mixed 19 ‘Jazz‘ tunes written or co-written by ‘Duke Ellington‘. It has Stan Getz, James Newton, Yusef Lateef , Cecil Taylor and many more. LINER NOTES IMAGE : Duke Ellington mural on U Street NW Photo by dbking...

Horace Silver records ‘Blowin’ the Blues Away’ for Blue Note…

and cluster bombs link early jazz expressionist Jelly Roll Morton to slam bam Cecil Taylor. Silver’s an underrated titan of jazz piano. […] Music-Web The outstandiung track of the remaining four is Nica’s Dream, another of Horace’s compositions which justifiably achieved standard status. Being the group’s leader, Kenny Burrell goes...

Charles Mingus records ‘Mingus Moves’ for Atlantic (1973)

Charles Mingus’ ‘Mingus Moves’ is an album (and one of his late works) recorded on October 29 – 31, 1973 and released the same year by Atlantic. WATCH LISTEN Track Listing : 1.Canon (Charles Mingus) – 05:28 . 2.Opus 4 (Charles Mingus) – 06:39 . 3.Moves (Doug Hammond)...

Jazzin’Around Brilliant Corners

...approved, they will be published with your name attached … but,no! you do not win a toaster. Don t even ask! PLAYLIST : Cecil Taylor – Bemsha Swing (7.25) . Mary Lou Williams – Forty-Five Degree Angle (2.55) . Dizzy Gillespie – In The Land of Oo-Bla-Dee (2.39) . Cannonball...

Happy Birthday Joseph Bowie. ‘Living Defunkt’

...trombonist, and founder of the seminal jazz fusion band, Defunkt. Joseph Bowie : During this period 1973 –76 Joe collaborated and performed with Cecil Taylor, Human Arts Ensemble,Leroy Jenkins, Stanley Cowell, Sam Rivers, Ornette Coleman & many more jazz personalities in New York at that time. Joseph became a notable...

Happy Birthday Sunny Murray. ‘Sunny Sideman’

...the most important drummers in the development of free jazz. In his work as a member of the groups of Cecil Taylor and then Albert Ayler, he was a pioneer in the abandonment of steady time, @last.fm : He was among the first to forgo the drummer’s traditional role as...

Jazzin’Around The Nearness of You

...make a living. In the beginning sixties he met Cecil Taylor and did two recordings with him which were determining. Johnny Hodges @allmusic : Possessor of the most beautiful tone ever heard in jazz, altoist Johnny Hodges formed his style early on and had little reason to change it through...

United Artists publish Bobby Womack’s album ‘Communication’…

Bobby Womack’s, ‘Communication’ is an album (including the hit ‘That’s The Way I Feel About Cha’) released on September 15, 1971 by United Artists Records. WATCH LISTEN Track Listing : 1.Communication (Bobby Womack) – 04:30 . 2.Come L’Amore (Bob Hilliard, Leon Ware) – 03:00 . 3.Fire And Rain (James Taylor)...

Thad Jones & Mel Lewis bring their big band to Norway (1974)

June 26, 1974 – Thad Jones on flugelhorn and Mel Lewis on drums plus trumpeters Jon Faddis, Steve Furtado, Jim Bossy, Cecil Bridgewater, trombonists Jimmy Knepper, Billy Campbell, Quentin ‘Butter’ Jackson, Dave Taylor, reedmen Jerry Dodgion, Ed Xiques, Billy Harper, Ron Bridgewater, Pepper Adams, pianist Walter Norris and bassist George...

The Isley Brothers’ ‘3 + 3’

The Isley Brothers‘ ‘3 + 3’ is their eleventh album (the first to officially include younger brothers Ernie and Marvin and in-law Chris Jasper), released on August 7, 1973. WATCH LISTEN Track Listing : 1.That Lady (The Isley Brothers) – 05:35 . 2.Don’T Let Me Be Lonely Tonight (James Taylor)...