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Cecil Taylor November 2, 1969

Main Session Personnel
alto saxophone
tenor saxophone, flute
piano
drums
announcer
genre: Free jazz, experimental, avant-garde
Recording Date: 
1969-11-02
Label Name: 
BBC-TV
Leader(s): 
Cecil Taylor
Skill/instrument: 
alto saxophone
Skill/instrument: 
tenor saxophone
Skill/instrument: 
flute
Skill/instrument: 
piano
Skill/instrument: 
drums
Skill/instrument: 
announcer
Personnel: 
Jimmy Lyons
Personnel: 
Sam Rivers
Personnel: 
Sam Rivers
Personnel: 
Cecil Taylor
Personnel: 
Andrew Cyrille
Personnel: 
Ronnie Scott
Ensemble Size: 
quartet
Venue Type: 
film
Venue Location: 
London, England
Recording company
Company Name: 
BBC-TV
Session Details: 

This is only listed on the Cecil Taylor Research Group source. It is a London, England BBC TV broadcast of Taylor's performance with Ronnie Scott as the announcer. The tracks played are unknown, although the number of tracks, announcements, and length of play are known. The first track is a 0:26 announcement by Scott, followed by a 7:30 track of unknown "fragments." The third track is a 0:18 announcement, followed by the fourth and last track of an unknown title of 10:21 length. All of this information is derived from the Research Group source which lists its primary sources as Rick Lopez's Sam Rivers discography and Jan Strom's Jimmy Lyons Sessionography.

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)