A Touch of Taylor

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A Touch of Taylor
A Touch of Taylor.jpg
Studio album by Billy Taylor
Released 1955
Recorded April 10, 1955
Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack
Genre Jazz
Label Prestige
PRLP 7001
Billy Taylor chronology
Billy Taylor Trio at Town Hall
(1954)Billy Taylor Trio at Town Hall1954
A Touch of Taylor
(1955)
Evergreens
(1956)Evergreens1956
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars[1]
The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide 3/5 stars[2]

A Touch of Taylor is an album by American jazz pianist Billy Taylor recorded in 1955 for the Prestige label.[3] The album was one of the first 12-inch LPs released by the label.

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Billy Taylor except as indicated

  1. "Ever So Easy" - 3:16
  2. "Radioactivity" - 3:45
  3. "A Bientot" - 4:19
  4. "Long Tom" - 2:48
  5. "Day Dreaming" - 3:08
  6. "Live It Up" - 2:50
  7. "Purple Mood" (Al Collins) - 2:46
  8. "Early Bird" - 3:00
  9. "Blue Cloud" - 3:37
  10. It's a Grand Night for Swinging" - 2:59
  11. "Memories of Spring" (Willis Conover) - 3:54
  12. "Daddy-O" - 3:13

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Allmusic Review accessed August 20, 2012
  2. ^ Swenson, J. (Editor) (1985). The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide. USA: Random House/Rolling Stone. p. 189. ISBN 0-394-72643-X. 
  3. ^ Prestige Records discography accessed August 20, 2012