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Cecil Taylor May 28, 1982

Main Session Personnel
trumpet
alto saxophone
tenor saxophone
trombone
piano
bass
bass
bassoon
cello
percussion, drums
drums
vocal
vocal
# Tracks Playtime Issue Variance from Main Session Personnel
1 The Eye of the Crocodile (part 1) 13:18
2 The Eye of the Crocodile (part 2) 17:12
3 The Eye of the Crocodile (part 3) 9:24
4 The Eye of the Crocodile (part 4) 19:03
genre: Free jazz, experimental, avant-garde
Recording Date: 
1982-05-28
Leader(s): 
Cecil Taylor
Skill/instrument: 
trumpet
Skill/instrument: 
alto saxophone
Skill/instrument: 
tenor saxophone
Skill/instrument: 
trombone
Skill/instrument: 
piano
Skill/instrument: 
bass
Skill/instrument: 
bass
Skill/instrument: 
bassoon
Skill/instrument: 
cello
Skill/instrument: 
percussion
Skill/instrument: 
drums
Skill/instrument: 
drums
Skill/instrument: 
vocal
Skill/instrument: 
vocal
Personnel: 
Raphe Malik
Personnel: 
Jimmy Lyons
Personnel: 
Glenn Spearman
Personnel: 
Craig Harris
Personnel: 
Cecil Taylor
Personnel: 
Don Pate
Personnel: 
William Parker
Personnel: 
Karen Borca
Personnel: 
Muneer Abdul Fatah
Personnel: 
André Martinez
Personnel: 
André Martinez
Personnel: 
Rashid Bakr
Personnel: 
Brenda Bakr
Personnel: 
Eve Smith
Ensemble Size: 
big_band
Venue Type: 
live performance
Venue Name: 
Judson Memorial Church
Venue Location: 
New York, NY
Session Details: 

This is only listed on the Cecil Taylor Research Group source. There are printed programs from this session that convey that these sessions were performed at this venue during the evenings, from May 27 through May 30, 1982. There is an accompanying dance performance that supplements the musical performance; in fact, the music was composed for the dance. The dance conductor/cheoreographer was Diane McIntyre. The source lists the dancers as such: "Diane McIntyre and Sounds in Motion:
Cheryl Banks, Dorothea "Mickey" Davidson, Diane McIntyre, Warren Spears, Kevin Wynn (dancers)." - this is taken directly from the Cecil Taylor Research Group source.

There is an "unissued/private" tape available of this performance, if you have access to it or have other additional information, please contact our Program Director at: <[email protected]>.

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)