A. Student Studies Part 1. 15:56. B. Student Studies Part 2. 10:54. Student Studies (2xLP, Album).
Cecil Percival Taylor (March 25, 1929 – April 5, 2018) was an American pianist and poet. Taylor was classically trained and was one of the pioneers of free jazz. His music is characterized by an energetic, physical approach, resulting in complex improvisation often involving tone clusters and intricate polyrhythms. His technique has been compared to percussion. Referring to the number of keys on a standard piano, Val Wilmer used the phrase "eighty-eight tuned drums" to describe Taylor's style
The World of Cecil Taylor is an album by Cecil Taylor recorded for the Candid label in October 1960. The album features performances by Taylor with Archie Shepp, Buell Neidlinger and Denis Charles. Alternate takes from these sessions were released on Air in 1987. A 1971 reissue of the original album on the Barnaby label was also titled Air. All compositions by Cecil Tayor except as indicated. This Nearly Was Mine" (Oscar Hammerstein II, Richard Rodgers) - 10:51.
01. Sudent Studies part 1 02. Sudent Studies part 2 03. Amplitude 04. Niggle Feuigle. personnel : Cecil Taylor - piano Jimmy Lyons - alto sax Alan Silva - bass Andrew Cyrille - drums. Recorded in Paris on November 30, 1966.
Student Studies is a live album by Cecil Taylor recorded in November 1966 and released on the Japanese BYG label as an untitled 2-LP set in 1973. It features a performance by Taylor with Jimmy Lyons, Alan Silva and Andrew Cyrille. Student Studies, Part 1" - 15:58. Student Studies, Part 2" - 10:58. Niggle Feuigle" - 12:07.
A Student Studies Part 1 15:56 B Student Studies Part 2 10:54 C Amplitude 19:49 D Niggle Feuigle 11:58. Alto Saxophone – Jimmy Lyons Bass – Alan Silva Drums – Andrew Cyrille Piano – Cecil Taylor. BYG Records – YX-4003~4 (Japan). Recorded in Paris at Maison De L'ORTF, Salle 105 on November 30, 1966 (Broadcast 'ORTF'). Reissued in 1983 as "Great Paris Concert" (Black Lion Records – 65 605,France)and in 1990 as "Student Studies"(Affinity – CD AFF 770,UK). Thanks to snobb for the addition.