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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.
2012
SongAug 28, 2012

Nefertiti, The Beautiful One Has Come
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2004
SongMay 25, 2004

African Violets
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2003
2 T's for a Lovely T
AlbumMar 31, 2003

2 T's for a Lovely T

2 T's for a Lovely T released.
2001
SongJan 1, 2001

Air
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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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1996
The Great Paris Concert
AlbumMar 19, 1996

The Great Paris Concert

The Great Paris Concert released.
3 Phasis
AlbumJan 1, 1996

3 Phasis

3 Phasis is an album by Cecil Taylor recorded in April 1978 …
3 Phasis is an album by Cecil Taylor recorded in April 1978 and released on the New World label. The album features three performances by Taylor with Raphe Malik, Jimmy Lyons, Ramsey Ameen, Sirone and Ronald Shannon Jackson. The album was recorded during the same sessions that produced the Cecil Taylor Unit.
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1994
Olu Iwa
AlbumJan 1, 1994

Olu Iwa

Olu Iwa is a live album by Cecil Taylor recorded in Berlin, …
Olu Iwa is a live album by Cecil Taylor recorded in Berlin, Germany on April 12, 1986 and released on the Soul Note label. The album features a concert performance by Taylor with Thurman Barker, William Parker and Steve McCall with Earl McIntyre, Peter Brötzmann and Frank Wright added on one track.
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1992
Thelonious Sphere Monk: Dreaming of the Masters Series Vol. 2
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AlbumMay 6, 1992

Thelonious Sphere Monk: Dreaming of t…

Thelonious Sphere Monk: …
Thelonious Sphere Monk: Dreaming of the Masters Series Vol. 2 is an album by the Art Ensemble of Chicago and Cecil Taylor released on the Japanese DIW label. It features performances by Lester Bowie, Joseph Jarman, Roscoe Mitchell, Malachi Favors Maghostut and Don Moye with Cecil Taylor guesting on piano, vocals and percussion.
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1989
It Is in the Brewing Luminous
AlbumJan 1, 1989

It Is in the Brewing Luminous

It is in the Brewing Luminous …
It is in the Brewing Luminous is a live album by Cecil Taylor recorded at Fat Tuesdays, NYC, on February 8 & 9, 1980 and released on the Hat Hut label. The album features performances by Taylor with Jimmy Lyons, Ramsey Ameen, Alan Silva, Jerome Cooper and Sunny Murray. The album was originally released as a double LP then rereleased as a single CD.
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1981
Imagine the Sound
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MovieAug 24, 1981

Imagine the Sound

An examination, shown through both interviews and …
An examination, shown through both interviews and performances, of the avant-garde free jazz movement which reigned during the 1960s.
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1973
Award1973

Humanities, US & Canada

Won Guggenheim …
Won Guggenheim Fellowship for Humanities, US & Canada.
Guggenheim Fellowship
1962
SongJan 1, 1962

Lena
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Nefertiti, The Beautiful One Has Come
AlbumJan 1, 1962

Nefertiti, The Beautiful One Has Come

Nefertiti, the Beautiful One …
Nefertiti, the Beautiful One Has Come is an album by the Cecil Taylor Unit, recorded live at the Café Montmartre in Copenhagen, Denmark on November 23, 1962. This concert is nearly all he recorded from 1962 to 1966.
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1929
Cecil Taylor
BirthMarch 1929

Cecil Taylor

Cecil Taylor was born.
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