by Alan Scherstuhl, The New York Times “Recorded at the Town Hall in New York on Nov. 4, 1973, the music gushes as if it were an uncapped fireplug. Previously … Read More
by John Chacona, Let’s Call This In his latest ‘Roll Call,’ John Chacona reviews new records from LLP clients Oscar Hernández, Mathis Picard, Deanna Witkowski and Bill O’Connell. Read the … Read More
by Martin Johnson, The Wall Street Journal “Cecil Taylor (1929-2018) is the most influential jazz pianist of the late 20th century. Some of today’s leading keyboard masters, including Kris Davis, … Read More
by Nate Chinen, WBGO “What does devotion sound like? One vivid answer to that question can be found in a forthcoming album by singer-songwriter and playwright SOMI, titled Zenzile: The Reimagination of … Read More
by Andy Hamilton, Jazz Journal The 1973 concert that marked the pianist’s return to the stage is issued in full for the first time, giving first exposure to the unissued … Read More
by Paul Abella, WDCB “Deanna Witkowski, if you’re not aware, is a powerhouse of a pianist with some local roots. A student of the prestigious Wheaton Conservatory, Witkowski is a … Read More
by Greg Bryant, Nate Chinen, WBGO “Cecil Taylor’s intensity at the piano conjured a musical sorcery stretching far beyond himself or his collaborators. In a 1975 interview with Boston Public Television, … Read More
by Mike Hobart, Financial Times “A compelling, if somewhat specialist, release.” Read the 4-star review here.