The Hearth

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The Hearth
The Hearth.jpg
Live album by Cecil Taylor
Released 1989
Recorded June 30, 1988
Genre Free jazz
Label FMP
Cecil Taylor chronology
The Hearth
Alms/Tiergarten (Spree)
(1989)Alms/Tiergarten (Spree)1989
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars[1]

The Hearth is a live album featuring a performance by Cecil Taylor with Tristan Honsinger and Evan Parker recorded in Berlin on June 30, 1988 as part of month-long series of concerts by Taylor and released on the FMP label.[2]

The Allmusic review by Thom Jurek states "This is a devastatingly fine gig, and one of the best Taylor played the entire month he was in Berlin".[3]

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Cecil Taylor, Tristan Honsinger and Evan Parker.
  1. "The Hearth" - 61:31
  • Recorded in Berlin on June 30, 1988



  1. ^ Allmusic Review
  2. ^ Cecil Taylor sessionography accessed 3 September 2009
  3. ^ Jurek, T. Allmusic Review accessed 3 September 2009