Cecil Taylor The World of Cecil Taylor

The World of Cecil Taylor
10% OFF
Rating 4.3
3 ratings
List Price: $11.98
Your Price: $10.78
You Save: $1.20 (10% Off)
Temporarily Out of Stock: We'll get more as soon as possible
Item:  CND 79006
Sorry, this product isn't currently available.
Enter your email address, we'll let you know when it's back in stock:
Loading...

Related products:

CD Details

  • Released: April 17, 2001
  • Label: Candid Records

Tracks:

  • 1.Air
  • 2.This Nearly Was Mine
  • 3.Port of Call
  • 4.E.B.
  • 5.Lazy Afternoon

Product Description:

It's fascinating to hear Cecil Taylor in his early days, with this tight rhythm section made up of bassist Buell Neidlinger and, especially, the West Indies-born drummer Dennis Charles, who had a wicked rimshot as well as a funky sense of swing. The contrast between his relentless, wandering style and their strict timekeeping is instructive, and not as frustrating as it might seem. (Later Cecil found a freer drummer, the elegant Andrew Cyrille, who would follow him through every twist and turn.) But the early Monk-like recordings, especially the Nat Hentoff-produced THE WORLD OF CECIL TAYLOR from 1960, are satisfying on their own terms. Saxophonist Archie Shepp makes two cameo (and effective) guest appearances here but the set is notable for some rare Cecil Taylor cover versions, "This Nearly Was Mine" (from SOUTH PACIFIC) and "Lazy Afternoon," which was a cabaret favorite back in the '50s. Taylor takes these at his leisure, creating small lyrical oases to linger by as he wanders through the exotic landscape of a "standard."

Music Lovers' Ratings & Reviews:

Customer Rating: Rating 4.3
Based on 3 ratings.
Be the first Music Lover to write an online review of this product!
Email Icon
Get Email Alerts for Cecil Taylor

Product Info:

  • Sales Rank: 130,461
  • UPC: 708857900626
  • Shipping Weight: 0.25/lbs (approx)
  • International Shipping: 1 item

Top ranking titles in the Jazz genre:

Top ranking CD: