Cecil Taylor discography

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Discography for jazz pianist Cecil Taylor.

Discography[edit]

As leader[edit]

Title Album detail
Additional information
Jazz Advance, 1955
At Newport, 1957
  • Release date: 1958
  • Label: Verve
with the Gigi Gryce-Donald Byrd Jazz Laboratory
Looking Ahead!, 1958
Stereo Drive, 1958 also released as Hard Driving Jazz and Coltrane Time
Love for Sale, 1959
  • Release date: 1959
  • Label: United Artists
The World of Cecil Taylor, 1960
  • Release date: 1960
  • Label: Candid
Air, 1960
  • Release date: 1988
  • Label: Candid
Cell Walk for Celeste, 1961
  • Release date: 1988
  • Label: Candid
Jumpin' Punkins, 1961
  • Release date: 1987
  • Label: Candid
New York City R&B, 1961
  • Release date: 1961
  • Label: Candid/Columbia
with Buell Neidlinger
Nefertiti the Beautiful One Has Come, 1962 also released as Complete Live At The Cafe Montmartre
Unit Structures, 1966
  • Release date: 1966
  • Label: Blue Note
Conquistador!, 1966
  • Release date: 1967
  • Label: Blue Note
Student Studies, 1966 also released as The Great Paris Concert
Praxis, 1968
  • Release date: 1982
  • Label: Praxis
The Great Concert of Cecil Taylor, 1969 also released as Nuits de la Fondation Maeght
Indent, 1973
Akisakila, 1973
  • Release date: 1973
  • Label: Trio
Solo, 1973
  • Release date: 1973
  • Label: Trio
Spring of Two Blue J's, 1973
  • Release date: 1974
  • Label: Unit Core
Silent Tongues, 1974
  • Release date: 1974
  • Label: Freedom
Dark to Themselves, 1976
  • Release date: 1976
  • Label: Enja
Air Above Mountains, 1976
  • Release date: 1976
  • Label: Enja
Embraced, 1977
  • Release date: 1978
  • Label: Pablo Live
with Mary Lou Williams
Cecil Taylor Unit, 1978
  • Release date: 1978
  • Label: New World
3 Phasis, 1978
  • Release date: 1978
  • Label: New World
Live in the Black Forest, 1978
  • Release date: 1978
  • Label: MPS
One Too Many Salty Swift and Not Goodbye, 1978
Historic Concerts, 1979
  • Release date: 1984
  • Label: Soul Note
with Max Roach
It is in the Brewing Luminous, 1980
  • Release date: 1981
  • Label: Hat Hut
Fly! Fly! Fly! Fly! Fly!, 1980
  • Release date: 1980
  • Label: MPS
The Eighth, 1981
  • Release date: 1986
  • Label: Hat Hut
Garden, 1981
  • Release date: 1982
  • Label: Hat Hut
Winged Serpent (Sliding Quadrants), 1984
  • Release date: 1985
  • Label: Soul Note
Iwontunwonsi, 1986
  • Release date: 1995
  • Label: Sound Hills
Amewa, 1986
  • Release date: 1995
  • Label: Sound Hills
For Olim, 1986
  • Release date: 1987
  • Label: Soul Note
Olu Iwa, 1986
  • Release date: 1987
  • Label: Soul Note
Live in Bologna, 1987
  • Release date: 1987
  • Label: Leo
Live in Vienna, 1987
  • Release date: 1988
  • Label: Leo
Tzotzil/Mummers/Tzotzil, 1987
  • Release date: 1988
  • Label: Leo
Chinampas, 1987
  • Release date: 1987
  • Label: Leo
Riobec, 1988
  • Release date: 1988
  • Label: FMP
Cecil Taylor & Günter Sommer
In East Berlin, 1988
  • Release date: 1988
  • Label: FMP
Regalia, 1988
  • Release date: 1988
  • Label: FMP
Cecil Taylor & Paul Lovens
The Hearth, 1988
  • Release date: 1989
  • Label: FMP
Alms/Tiergarten (Spree), 1988
  • Release date: 1989
  • Label: FMP
Remembrance, 1988
  • Release date: 1989
  • Label: FMP
Pleistozaen Mit Wasser, 1988
  • Release date: 1989
  • Label: FMP
Spots, Circles, and Fantasy, 1988
  • Release date: 1989
  • Label: FMP
Legba Crossing, 1988
  • Release date: 1989
  • Label: FMP
Erzulie Maketh Scent, 1988
  • Release date: 1989
  • Label: FMP
Leaf Palm Hand, 1988
  • Release date: 1989
  • Label: FMP
In Florescence, 1989
  • Release date: 1990
  • Label: A&M
Looking (Berlin Version) Solo, 1989
  • Release date: 1990
  • Label: FMP
Looking (Berlin Version) The Feel Trio, 1989
  • Release date: 1990
  • Label: FMP
Looking (Berlin Version) Corona, 1989
  • Release date: 1991
  • Label: FMP
Celebrated Blazons, 1990
  • Release date: 1993
  • Label: FMP
2Ts for a Lovely T, 1990
  • Release date: 2002
  • Label: Codanza Records
10 CD, Limited Edition
Double Holy House, 1990
  • Release date: 1993
  • Label: FMP
Nailed, 1990
  • Release date: 2000
  • Label: FMP
Melancholy, 1990
  • Release date: 1999
  • Label: FMP
Cecil Taylor, Harri Sjöström, Evan Parker, Barry Guy, Wolfgang Fuchs
The Tree of Life, 1991
  • Release date: 1998
  • Label: FMP
live piano solo
Always a Pleasure, 1993
  • Release date: 1996
  • Label: FMP
Almeda, 1996
  • Release date: 2004
  • Label: FMP
Cecil Taylor, Harri Sjöström
The Light of Corona, 1996
  • Release date: 2003
  • Label: FMP
Cecil Taylor, Harri Sjöström
Qu'a: Live at the Iridium, vol. 1 & 2, 1998 with Harri Sjöström
Momentum Space, 1998
  • Release date: 1999
  • Label: Verve
with Dewey Redman & Elvin Jones
Algonquin, 1999
  • Release date: 2004
  • Label: Bridge
Great Performances From The Library Of Congress – Vol. 18
Incarnation, 1999
  • Release date: 2004
  • Label: FMP
with Mat Maneri
The Willisau Concert, 2000
  • Release date: 2002
  • Label: Intakt
at the Jazzfestival Willisau
Complicité, 2000
  • Release date: 2001
  • Label: Les Disques Victo
the 17th Festival International de Musique Actuelle de Victoriaville (Québec, Canada)
The Owner of the River Bank, 2000
  • Release date: 2003
  • Label: Enja
with the Italian Instabile Orchestra as part of the Talos Festival in Ruvo di Puglia (South Italy)
Taylor/Dixon/Oxley, 2002
  • Release date: 2002
  • Label: Les Disques Victo
the 19th Festival International de Musique Actuelle de Victoriaville
with Bill Dixon and Tony Oxley
The Last Dance, 2003 with Dominic Duval
Ailanthus / Altissima, 2008
  • Release date: 2009
  • Label: Triple Point Records
with Tony Oxley

As sideman[edit]

Compilation[edit]