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Cecil Taylor

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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 After All No. 2, Air and N + R (Love Is Friends).

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 example…

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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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