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Cecil Taylor

We remember Cecil Taylor. ‘Still Ahead Cecil’

This day ( April 5, 2018), in New York City, died Cecil Percival Tayloran American free jazz pianistDigest Tracklist : Perugia (2009) . Improvisation #1 (Excerpt) (2007) . Song 2 (2004) . w/ Max Roach - Duo (2000) . w/ Thurman Barker -…

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…

We remember Lester Bowie. ‘Lester, Seriously?’

This day (November 8, 1999), in New York, died Lester Bowie, an American jazz trumpet player composer, bandleader, member of the AACM and cofounder of the Art Ensemble of Chicago.Digest Tracklist : w/ Steel Band - Umbria Jazz Festival . w/…

This week In Jazz Legends 26

Lou Donaldson, Thelonious Monk, Roy Hargrove, Duke Ellington, Benny Goodman , Freddie Hubbard, Dizzy Gillespie, Woody Shaw, Miles Davis, Charles Mingus, Buddy Rich, Art Blakey, Art Ensemble Of Chicago, Cecil Taylor. They are the "Jazz…

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…

Jazzin’Around Brilliant Corners

From 'Bemsha Swing' to 'Bemsha Swing' , we have mixed 18 'linked together by a clue' tunes around the theme of 'Thelonious Monk'. It has Lennie Tristano, Kenny Dorham, Art Pepper, Kronos Quartet & Ron Carter and many more.

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.