Leaf Palm Hand
|Leaf Palm Hand|
|Live album by Cecil Taylor & Tony Oxley|
|Recorded||July 17, 1988|
|Cecil Taylor chronology|
Leaf Palm Hand is a live album featuring a performance by Cecil Taylor and Tony Oxley recorded in Berlin on July 17, 1988 as part of month long series of concerts by Taylor and released on the FMP label.
The Allmusic review by Thom Jurek states "There's no letup for the entire set; it's one dazzling display after another until the piece just implodes from exhaustion — physical, that is, as the ideas still come fast and furious — and leaves the listener dazed and awed by such a soulful yet pyrotechnic display. This is one of Cecil Taylor's most "melodic" improvisations ever".
- All compositions by Cecil Taylor & Tony Oxley except as indicated.
- "Stylobate 1" - 17:26
- "Leaf Palm Hand" - 42:20
- "Chimes (Cecil Taylor) - 3:50
- "Stylobate 2" - 3:23
- "The Old Canal" (Taylor) - 2:42
- Recorded in Berlin on July 17, 1988