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Cecil Taylor February 8, 1969

Main Session Personnel
alto saxophone
tenor saxophone, soprano saxophone, flute
piano
drums
genre: Free jazz, experimental, avant-garde
Recording Date: 
1969-11-08
Leader(s): 
Cecil Taylor
Skill/instrument: 
alto saxophone
Skill/instrument: 
tenor saxophone
Skill/instrument: 
soprano saxophone
Skill/instrument: 
flute
Skill/instrument: 
piano
Skill/instrument: 
drums
Personnel: 
Jimmy Lyons
Personnel: 
Sam Rivers
Personnel: 
Sam Rivers
Personnel: 
Sam Rivers
Personnel: 
Cecil Taylor
Personnel: 
Andrew Cyrille
Ensemble Size: 
quartet
Venue Type: 
live performance
Venue Name: 
Grinnell College
Venue Location: 
Grinnell, IA
Session Details: 

This session is only listed on the Cecil Taylor Research Group source. It is a live performance and the tracks played are unknown, but the length of play is known to be "159:28." The Library of Congress (Recording Laboratory, William L. Ewell, Jr. Collection) has a cassette recording of this performance, but the recording might actually be of the radio broadcast of this performance. The Group source further lists that the Grinnell College student newspaper entitled, "Scarlet and Black" had an article about Taylor's "controversial" performance.

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)