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Saturday, April 07, 2018

RIP Cecil Taylor


GIJF got off to a sad start when, prior to introducing the Zara McFarlane set, John Cumming of promoters Serious announced the death of free jazz pioneer Cecil Taylor who passed away on Thursday, April 5 aged 89.
Rest in peace.
Lance.

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