Thus, LOOKING AHEAD is a superb showcase, standing alone in the Taylor canon. Produced by acclaimed writer Nat Hentoff (whose exceptional liner notes remind us that critical analysis can be insightful and provocative in responsible hands), the pianist's only album for Contemporary Records more than makes the label live up to its name!Author: Vitko.
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Find Cecil Taylor discography, albums and singles on AllMusic. Find Cecil Taylor discography, albums and singles on AllMusic Album Label AllMusic Rating User Ratings ; Jazz Advance: Blue Note Looking Ahead: Original Jazz Classics Coltrane Time: United Artists Records Hard Driving Jazz: Gambit
A ridiculously good price for a compilation of Cecil's early seven albums including his landmark first recording featuring Steve Lacy (Jazz Advance), his quartet pairing with Coltrane (Hard Drivin' Jazz), an outstanding date with vibraharpist Earl Griffith (Looking Ahead!), some wonderful trio work and a quintet with Ted Curson and Bill Barron (Love for Sale), some seminal dates with Buell /5(20).
“One Of Cecil Taylor's Earliest Recordings, Looking Ahead! Does Just That While Still Keeping Several Toes In The Tradition. It's An Amazing Document Of A Talent Fairly Straining At The Reins, A Meteor About To Burst Onto The Jazz Scene And Render It Forever Changed.