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Craig Taborn

Craig Taborn is an American pianist, keyboardist and composer. Also playing organ and Moog synthesizer, Taborn has worked mostly in jazz, although he also does dark ambient and techno music.

Taborn started playing piano and Moog synthesizer as an adolescent and was influenced at an early stage by the freedom expressed in the recordings of the Association for the Advancement of Creative Musicians, Sun Ra, and Cecil Taylor. While still at university, Taborn toured and recorded with saxophonist James Carter. He went on to play with numerous other musicians in electronic and acoustic settings, while also building a reputation as a solo pianist. In 2011, Down Beat chose Taborn as winner of the electric keyboard category, as well as rising star in both the piano and organ categories. By the middle of 2013, Taborn had released five albums under his own name and appeared on more than 70 as a sideman.


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Facets

Pi Recordings
2021

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Compass Confusion

Pyroclastic Records
2020

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The People I Love

Pi Recordings
2019

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Daylight Ghosts

ECM Records
2017

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Highsmith

Tzadik
2017

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Dream and Guess

From: Compass Confusion
By Craig Taborn

Light Made Lighter

From: Light Made Lighter
By Craig Taborn

Mystero

From: Junk Magic
By Craig Taborn

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