Unit Structures

Cecil Taylor - Unit Structures
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Based on 2 reviews
1966 Ratings: #6 / 29
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Based on 15 ratings
January 1, 1966 / Release Date
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Blue Note Records / Label
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Tallglassofwate
78
Pitchfork's 200 Best Albums of the 1960's: #197

Over/Underrated?: Overrated

The best way to describe "Steps," the first track of Cecil Taylor's Unit Structures, is totally fuckin' bonkers. Cecil Taylor makes Andrew Hill's Point of Departure (which I reviewed yesterday) sound snooze worthy. Where Andrew Hill would sound like he's tapping on the wrong keys from time to time, Cecil Taylor sounds like he's found all the "wrong keys" on the piano and is playing them all as ... read more
CheapandLethal
95
Exceptional
dogerwaul
3
free jazz sounds like twelve people arguing
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Added on: July 2, 2016