Rock's Backpages Library Rock's Backpages
Rock's Backpages

CTI Records: Coffee Table Jazz For The 1970's

James Maycock, Independent, The, December 1997

CREED TAYLOR was extremely shrewd at marketing jazz to those who were nervous of the genre, particularly after the discordant shreaks & squeaks made by John Coltrane, Cecil Taylor, Archie Shepp & others during the free jazz experiments of the late '60's.

Total word count of piece: 869


Becoming a member is easy. Membership gives you access to all the thousands of articles in the library.

Click here to go to Subscribe page.

Click here for academic and other group subscriptions.


Login via your library

If your local library has signed up with Rock's Backpages, please enter your card number below: