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concert Cecil Taylor Piano Solo, Live in Munich Munich Summer Piano Festival 1984

Munich Summer Piano Festival 1984

Cecil Taylor Piano Solo, Live in Munich Munich Summer Piano Festival 1984

About

In his career, Cecil Taylor went from being a classically-trained piano prodigy to the father of free jazz. The intervening period, where he cut his teeth as a concert performer and jammer, took place in the 1950s. He saw the tail end of bebop and the dawnings of post-bop and yet, even on those early recordings, contemporary critics sensed a different sense of freedom emerging from his playing style.

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Cast

  • Cecil Taylor | Pianist

Program

  • Cecil Taylor, Free Improvisation I
  • Cecil Taylor, Free Improvisation II

Details

  • Directed by:
    • János Darvas
  • Venue: Munich Summer Piano Festival (Munich, Germany)
  • Production date: 1984
  • Production: © Euroarts/ LOFT
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