Live in the Black Forest

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Live in the Black Forest
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Live album by Cecil Taylor
Released 1978
Recorded June 3, 1978
Genre Free jazz
Length 50:05
Label MPS
Cecil Taylor chronology
3 Phasis
(1978)3 Phasis1978
Live in the Black Forest
One Too Many Salty Swift and Not Goodbye
(1978)One Too Many Salty Swift and Not Goodbye1978

Live in the Black Forest is a live album by Cecil Taylor recorded in June 1978 and released on the MPS label. The album features two performances by Taylor with Raphe Malik, Jimmy Lyons, Ramsey Ameen, Sirone and Ronald Shannon Jackson.


Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars[1]

The Allmusic review by Ron Wynn states "Cecil Taylor Unit. Typically sweeping piano solos".[2]

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Cecil Taylor.
  1. "The Eel Pot" - 24:57
  2. "Sperichill On Calling" - 25:08
  • Recorded on June 3, 1978



  1. ^ Allmusic Review
  2. ^ Wynn, R. Allmusic Review accessed 15 July 2009