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Cecil Taylor

Cecil Taylor


For Cecil Taylor, It's Just Beginning...

Interview by Richard Williams, Melody Maker, November 1969

EMERGING FROM the stage door of the Odeon, Hammersmith after his triumphal Jazz Expo concert on Friday night, the diminutive figure of pianist Cecil Taylor ...

Cecil Taylor: Five Spot, New York, NY

Live Review by Lita Eliscu, Soul & Jazz Record, May 1975

QUINTESSENTIAL JAZZ club, even has patina of history: the perfect place for Cecil Taylor to express his music after a long hiatus. The small stage ...

Cecil Taylor: A Piano is an Orchestra

Interview by Karl Dallas, Melody Maker, August 1975

...says CECIL TAYLOR, a controversial figure ever since he erupted at the Newport Jazz Festival in 1957 with his quartet, but even those who dislike ...

Pianist Cecil Taylor Makes Poetry Of His Jazz

Profile and Interview by Don Snowden, Los Angeles Times, October 1987

"GREAT MUSICIANS are more than musicians – they are poets and spiritual forces," said pianist Cecil Taylor. "It is the sensitivity and the concept of ...

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