Tag Archives: Tony Oxley

FMP #17: Dixon in Berlin

Berlin Abbozzi by BILL DIXON Bill Dixon’s one and only FMP album, recorded in November 1999, at a celebration marking the 10th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall. Here is Dixon at his dubby best, exploring all the… Continue reading

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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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Duets of the Gods: Tony Williams + Cecil Taylor

MORGAN’S MOTION Tony Williams Lifetime The Joy of Flying Sony : 1978 TW, drums; Cecil Taylor, piano. Here’s a deep cut that not many people know about. Tony Williams’ eclectic Joy of Flying is an R&B inflected album filled with… 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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