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Cecil Taylor December 5-7, 1966

Main Session Personnel
alto saxophone
piano
bass
drums
genre: Free jazz, experimental, avant-garde
Recording Date: 
1966-12-05 - 1966-12-07
Label Name: 
Les Grandes Répétitions (French TV Series)
Leader(s): 
Cecil Taylor
Skill/instrument: 
alto saxophone
Skill/instrument: 
piano
Skill/instrument: 
bass
Skill/instrument: 
drums
Personnel: 
Jimmy Lyons
Personnel: 
Cecil Taylor
Personnel: 
Alan Silva
Personnel: 
Andrew Cyrille
Ensemble Size: 
quartet
Venue Type: 
film
Venue Location: 
Paris, France
Recording company
Company Name: 
Les Grandes Répétitions
Session Details: 

Only Shapiro's source lists this, the Cecil Taylor Research Group does not. Shapiro writes that Les Grandes Répétitions was a "French TV series on contemporary music" produced by Luc Ferrari and Gérard Patris (Ferrari was mentioned in a December 1, 1966 session as the producer of a movie which featured tracks by Taylor - however, that movie's page was not found, so perhaps the Cecil Taylor Reseach Group was talking about this TV series instead?). The TV series braodcasted shows on various contemporary artists, and Taylor was one of them. In addition to playing the piano, Taylor is also listed as "reading."

Sources: 
Cecil Taylor Research Group's sessionography (http://www.webmutations.com/ceciltaylor/index.html) & R. Shapiro's Cecil Taylor discography (http://www.efi.group.shef.ac.uk/mtaylors.html)