Cecil Taylor

  • Born: March 25, 1929
  • Died: April 5, 2018
  • Location: Brooklyn, New York


Pioneering free-jazz pianist…

Cecil Taylor, the visionary pianist who revolutionized jazz by launching the free-jazz movement in the late '50s, died Thursday, April 5, 2018, at his home in Brooklyn, according to the Associated Press. He was 89. For full obituary and coverage from Legacy.com, click here.