The Billy Taylor Trio


Warming Up!

  • Release Date: 12 Feb 2002
  • MCD-47103-2

Long before he became a kind of one-man clearinghouse of jazz services--performer, composer, educator, radio personality, and featured television essayist--Billy Taylor (now Dr. Taylor) was among the busiest young pianists on the hypercompetitive New York scene of the 1950s and ’60s. Each of the two LPs paired herein had a specific mission: Warming Up! would be made up of 12 brief tracks conceived specifically for a radio transcription firm, while Interlude was a ̶… MORE