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Six Encomiums for Cecil Taylor

Label: Tzadik
Released: 2018
Track listing: Genuflect; Quauhnahuac; Minor Magus; Grass and Trees on the Other Side of the Tracks; Unveiling Urban Pointillism; April 5th, 2018.

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEW

Winged Serpents: Six Encomiums for Cecil Taylor

Read "Six Encomiums for Cecil Taylor" reviewed by Karl Ackermann

The link between the late Cecil Taylor and the members of the Winged Serpents collective is one driven by admiration and inspiration, from a distance, rather than through collaboration. Taylor, in fact, had only shared billing twice in his half-century of recording. The Mary Lou Williams duet Embraced (Pablo, 1977) and Max Roach's 1979 recording of ...


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