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Cecil Taylor

  • Mar 25, 1929 - Apr 05, 2018 (age 89)
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2018
Cecil Taylor
PersonalApril 2018

Cecil Taylor

Cecil Taylor passed away.
2013
Award2013

Kyoto Prize in Arts and Philosophy

Won Kyoto Prize in Arts and Philosophy.
2004
One Too Many Salty Swift and Not Goodbye
AlbumJan 1, 2004

One Too Many Salty Swift and Not Good…

One Too Many Salty Swift …
One Too Many Salty Swift and Not Goodbye is a live album by Cecil Taylor recorded in Stuttgart, Germany, on June 14, 1978 and released on the Hat Hut label. The album features performances by Taylor with Raphe Malik, Jimmy Lyons, Ramsey Ameen, Sirone and Ronald Shannon Jackson. The album was originally released as a triple LP featuring the Cecil Taylor Unit performances (tracks 4-11 all titled "One Too Many Salty Swift and Not Goodbye") then rereleased as a double CD with duets by Lyons & Malik and Ameen & Sirone and a solo by Shannon Jackson added and the titles changed to the performers for each track.
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2001
The World of Cecil Taylor
AlbumJan 1, 2001

The World of Cecil Taylor

The World of Cecil Taylor is …
The World of Cecil Taylor is an album by Cecil Taylor recorded for the Candid label in October 1960. The album features performances by Taylor with Archie Shepp, Buell Neidlinger and Denis Charles. Alternate takes from these sessions were released on Air in 1987. A 1971 reissue of the original album on the Barnaby label was also titled Air.
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1998
Mixed
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AlbumJan 1, 1998

Mixed

Mixed is a compilation album of two avant-garde jazz sessions …
Mixed is a compilation album of two avant-garde jazz sessions featuring performances by the Cecil Taylor Unit and the Roswell Rudd Sextet. The album was released on the Impulse! label in 1998 and collects three performances by Taylor with Archie Shepp, Jimmy Lyons, Henry Grimes and Sunny Murray with Ted Curson and Roswell Rudd added on one track which were originally released under Gil Evans' name on Into the Hot (1961). The remaining tracks feature Rudd with Giuseppi Logan, Lewis Worrell, Charlie Haden, Beaver Harris and Robin Kenyatta and were originally released as Everywhere (1966). Essentially these are the three Cecil Taylor tracks form the "Gil Evans album" (i.e. Evans was not meaningfully involved but Impulse had printed the album covers) teamed with Roswell Rudd's Impulse album Everywhere, in its entirety.
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1973
Award1973

Humanities, US & Canada

Won Guggenheim …
Won Guggenheim Fellowship For Humanities, US & Canada.
Guggenheim Fellowship
1929
Cecil Taylor
BirthMarch 1929

Cecil Taylor

Cecil Taylor was born.
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