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Cecil Taylor

”One of my wishes has been realized. I found love. It was difficult, but I found it. Because when Billy Holiday sang, “You don‘t know what love is,” great singers will tell you… it‘s a partnership. It‘s a sharing”....---Cecil Taylor November 10, 2010

“Practice, to be studious at the instrument, as well as looking at a bridge, or dancing, or writing a poem, or reading, or attempting to make your home more beautiful. What goes into an improvisation is what goes into one's preparation, then allowing the prepared senses to execute at the highest level devoid of psychological or logical interference. You ask, without logic, where does the form come from? It seems something that may be forgotten is that as we begin our day and proceed through it there is a form in existence that we create out of, that the day and night itself is for. And what we choose to vary in the daily routine provides in itself the fresh building blocks to construct a living form which is easily translated into a specific act of making a musical composition.” - Cecil Taylor

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Albums

Live In The Black Forest
Live In The Black...
Edel Germany Gmbh
2016
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Garden 2nd Set
Garden 2nd Set
Hatology
2016
buy
Garden 1st Set
Garden 1st Set
Hatology
2015
buy
[no cover]
Seven Classic Albums
FMP
2013
buy
[no cover]
Almeda (To Matie)
FMP
2012
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FLY! FLY! FLY! FLY! FLY!
FLY! FLY! FLY! FLY!...
Promising Music/MPS
2012
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