John Taylor

COMPOSERS: John Taylor
WORKS: Pause, and Think Again
PERFORMER: John Taylor (p); Kenny Wheeler (tpt); Chris Pyne (tb); John Surman (ss); Stan Sulzman (as); Chris Laurence (b); Tony Levin (d); Norma Winstone (v)
CATALOGUE NO: CD24-L1295 (distr. Harmonia Mundi)
Twenty-five years on, John Taylor’s sweetly vigorous compositions re-emerge as fresh as ever on this CD reissue. Kenny Wheeler in particular shines with his plangent solos, but the whole band plays with tight, controlled passion and commitment throughout. Chris Parker