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See also: Cecil Taylor Quartet, Cecil Taylor Unit.

The best album by Cecil Taylor is Unit Structures which is ranked number 1,872 in the overall greatest album chart with a total rank score of 913.

Cecil Taylor is ranked number 1,008 in the overall artist rankings with a total rank score of 1,383.

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Cecil Taylor best albums

The following albums by Cecil Taylor are ranked highest in the greatest album charts:

Sort byOverall Rank | Number of Charts | Average Rating | Number of Ratings | Release Date | Title
RankAlbumArtist
1.

Unit StructuresUnited States Cecil Taylor
Year of Release:1966Appears in:57 charts
Rank in 1966:20Rank Score:913
Rank in 1960s172Overall Rank:1,872
Average Rating:  75/100 (77 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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2.

Silent TonguesUnited States Cecil Taylor
Year of Release:1974Appears in:8 charts
Rank in 1974:145Rank Score:118
Rank in 1970s1,434Overall Rank:9,194
Average Rating:  76/100 (10 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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3.

Looking Ahead!United States Cecil Taylor Quartet
Year of Release:1959Appears in:17 charts
Rank in 1959:52Rank Score:86
Rank in 1950s244Overall Rank:12,330
Average Rating:  70/100 (17 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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4.

Looking (Berlin Version) The Feel TrioUnited States Cecil Taylor
Year of Release:1990Appears in:1 chart
Rank in 1990:248Rank Score:66
Rank in 1990s3,151Overall Rank:15,240
Average Rating:  68/100 (1 vote)
Comments: 0 comments
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5.

IndentUnited States Cecil Taylor
Year of Release:1973Appears in:1 chart
Rank in 1973:278Rank Score:48
Rank in 1970s2,449Overall Rank:18,050
Average Rating:  72/100 (4 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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6.

3 PhasisUnited States Cecil Taylor
Year of Release:1978Appears in:2 charts
Rank in 1978:255Rank Score:47
Rank in 1970s2,458Overall Rank:18,160
Average Rating:  71/100 (3 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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7.

Conquistador!United States Cecil Taylor
Year of Release:1967Appears in:11 charts
Rank in 1967:189Rank Score:29
Rank in 1960s1,272Overall Rank:21,956
Average Rating:  75/100 (19 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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8.

Jazz AdvanceUnited States Cecil Taylor
Year of Release:1956Appears in:9 charts
Rank in 1956:55Rank Score:28
Rank in 1950s473Overall Rank:22,222
Average Rating:  66/100 (9 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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9.

Nefertiti, The Beautiful One Has ComeUnited States Cecil Taylor
Year of Release:1962Appears in:9 charts
Rank in 1962:58Rank Score:27
Rank in 1960s1,298Overall Rank:22,368
Average Rating:  72/100 (15 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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10.

One Too Many Salty Swift And Not GoodbyeUnited States Cecil Taylor
Year of Release:1980Appears in:5 charts
Rank in 1980:405Rank Score:12
Rank in 1980s4,207Overall Rank:30,233
Average Rating:  65/100 (6 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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Overall band rank: 1,008

This may not be a complete discography for Cecil Taylor. This listing only shows those albums by this artist that appear in at least one chart on this site. If an album is 'missing' that you think deserves to be here, you can include it in your own chart from the My Charts page!

Cecil Taylor ratings

Average Rating: 
73/100 (from 3 votes)
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09/13/2013 13:35
64/100
 
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75/100
03/12/2012 16:46
73/100

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