Category Archives: Tony Oxley

FMP #8: Blaze On!

An astounding hour of uninterrupted music from one of Cecil Taylor’s very best small groups, recorded during a particularly fertile period in his career. Traces of stride, Errol Garner grace notes, and unrelenting rhythmic inventiveness emerge from Taylor’s piano. Tony… Continue reading

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CT @ 80

B1 Cecil Taylor & Tony Oxley Ailanthus/Altissima Triple Point Records : 2009 CT, piano; TO, drums. Cecil Taylor turned 80 yesterday. Octogenarians in the house, say yeah. To honor the occasion, we’re pleased and privileged to present an exclusive track from… Continue reading

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If on a spring night a baptised traveller

STONE GARDEN Tony Oxley Quintet The Baptised Traveller Columbia : 1969 TO, drums; Evan Parker, tenor sax; Kenny Wheeler, trumpet, flugelhorn; Derek Bailey, electric guitar; Jeff Clyne, bass. This pilgrimage starts through the forest along dirt roads whose tracks vanish… Continue reading

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