Cecil Taylor

Elected to the Hall of Fame
1975 Critics Poll

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    Henry Grimes (1935–2020)

    Bassist Henry Grimes Dies at 84

    Philadelphia-born bassist Henry Grimes, revered for his work alongside jazz titans, died April 15 at the age of 84,…

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    The Afterlife, by the trio The Comet Is Coming, will be available on Friday, Nov. 29, as part of the Record Store Day Black Friday retail event.

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    Back On Indiana Avenue: The Carroll DeCamp Recordings, an album of previously unreleased work by Wes Montgomery, is among the recordings being released Saturday for Record Store Day.

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    Aretha Franklin (1942-2018)

    Artists We Lost in 2018

    From jazz trumpeters and blues guitarists to genre-defining soul singers and avant-garde soothsayers, DownBeat presents…

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    Cecil Taylor—shown here performing in Cologne, Germany, in 1987—died April 5. He was 89.

    In Memoriam: Cecil Taylor

    Trumpeter Eddie Gale only made one album—the legendary 1966 Unit Structures on Blue Note—with pianist Cecil Taylor,…

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    Cecil Taylor (1929–2018)

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    Nat Hentoff (1925–2017), seen here interviewing Quincy Jones

    Remembering Nat Hentoff

    Journalist Nat Hentoff, who wrote extensively on jazz and social issues, died Jan. 7 in his Manhattan home at age 91.…

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    Cecil Taylor, the subject of a career retrospective at the Whitney Museum in New York, listens to a performance there on April 16.

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    Vijay Iyer (left) performs with Wadada Leo Smith at the Met Breuer on March 31.

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