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Cecil Taylor

Cecil Taylor has been played on NTS in shows including Phil's Jazz Dis-Junction, featured first on 14 May 2014. Songs played include The Blues Never Left Me, Trance and Corn In Sun + T (Moon).

Cecil Percival Taylor (New York City, March 25, 1929 – April 5, 2018) was an American pianist, composer and poet.

Cecil Taylor is generally acknowledged to be one of the pioneers and great innovative sources of free jazz. Classically trained, his music is characterized by an extremely energetic, physical approach, producing complex improvised sounds, frequently involving tone clusters and intricate polyrhythms. His piano technique has been likened to percussion, for…

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MOST PLAYED TRACKS
The Blues Never Left Me
Mary Lou Williams, Cecil Taylor
Pablo Live1978
The Blues Never Left Me
Mary Lou Williams, Cecil TaylorPablo Live1978
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Trance
Cecil Taylor
Debut Records1963
Trance
Cecil TaylorDebut Records1963
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Corn In Sun + T (Moon)
Cecil Taylor
MPS Records1981
Corn In Sun + T (Moon)
Cecil TaylorMPS Records1981
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Little Lees
Cecil Taylor
Blue Note1975
Little Lees
Cecil TaylorBlue Note1975
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Round Midnight
Art Ensemble Of Chicago, Cecil Taylor
DIW1991
Round Midnight
Art Ensemble Of Chicago, Cecil TaylorDIW1991
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With (Exit)
Cecil Taylor
Blue Note1966
With (Exit)
Cecil TaylorBlue Note1966
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Bemsha Swing
Cecil Taylor
Blue Note1975
Bemsha Swing
Cecil TaylorBlue Note1975
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After All No. 2
Cecil Taylor
Arista, Freedom1975
After All No. 2
Cecil TaylorArista, Freedom1975
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Air
Cecil Taylor
Candid1960
Air
Cecil TaylorCandid1960
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N + R (Love Is Friends)
Cecil Taylor
MPS Records1981
N + R (Love Is Friends)
Cecil TaylorMPS Records1981
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