The Great Concert of Cecil Taylor

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The Great Concert of Cecil Taylor
The Great Concert of Cecil Taylor.jpg
Live album by Cecil Taylor
Released 1977
Recorded July 29, 1969
Genre Free jazz
Label Prestige
Cecil Taylor chronology
Praxis
(1969)Praxis1969
The Great Concert of Cecil Taylor
(1969)
Indent
(1973)Indent1973
Nuits de la Fondation Maeght Cover
Nuits de la Fondation Maeght.jpg
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 5/5 stars[1]
The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide 4/5 stars[2]

The Great Concert of Cecil Taylor is a live album by Cecil Taylor recorded in St. Paul de Vence, Nice, on July 29, 1969, and released on the Prestige label in 1977 as a 3-LP set. The album was originally released as Nuits de la Fondation Maeght on the French Shandar label as a box set, as three separate LPs in 1971.[3] It features a performance by Taylor with Jimmy Lyons, Sam Rivers and Andrew Cyrille.

Reception[edit]

The Allmusic review by Ron Wynn states "Three discs of amazing playing".[4]

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Cecil Taylor.
  1. "Second Act Of A (Part 1)" - 21:17
  2. "Second Act Of A (Part 2)" - 20:51
  3. "Second Act Of A (Part 3)" - 18:08
  4. "Second Act Of A (Part 4)" - 16:11
  5. "Second Act Of A (Part 5)" - 12:45
  6. "Second Act Of A (Part 6)" - 20:38
  • Recorded in St. Paul de Vence, Nice, on July 29, 1969

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Allmusic Review
  2. ^ Swenson, J. (Editor) (1985). The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide. USA: Random House/Rolling Stone. p. 189. ISBN 0-394-72643-X. 
  3. ^ Maurer, E., Discography of Shandar Records accessed October 28, 2015
  4. ^ Jurek, T. Allmusic Review accessed 17 July 2009