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Cecil Taylor May 30, 1978

Main Session Personnel
trumpet
alto saxophone
piano
violin
bass
drums
# Tracks Playtime Issue Variance from Main Session Personnel
1 Untitled Improvization 67:20
2 Untitled Improvization 74:20
genre: Free jazz, experimental, avant-garde
Recording Date: 
1978-05-30
Leader(s): 
Cecil Taylor
Skill/instrument: 
trumpet
Skill/instrument: 
alto saxophone
Skill/instrument: 
piano
Skill/instrument: 
violin
Skill/instrument: 
bass
Skill/instrument: 
drums
Personnel: 
Raphe Malik
Personnel: 
Jimmy Lyons
Personnel: 
Cecil Taylor
Personnel: 
Ramsey Ameen
Personnel: 
Sirone Jones
Personnel: 
Ronald Shannon Jackson
Ensemble Size: 
sextet
Venue Type: 
live performance
Venue Name: 
Stadttheater
Venue Location: 
Basel, Switzerland
Session Details: 

This performance is listed only on the Cecil Taylor Research Group source. It is a live performance. The title of the tracks are not known, but there is a private tape, recorded by an audience member available. The source lists two unknown titles on the tape, titled "Untitled Improvization," with a lengths of 67:20 and 74:20. If anyone has more information on, or access to the private tape 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)