2022 has been a pretty disappointing year for CTI/KUDU and A&M/CTI reissues. I wasn’t aware of any major reissues this year that made it worth updating the list I’ve maintained for the last 2-yearsThe 2021/2022 Reissue List – Creed Taylor Produced (ctproduced.com). Record Store day was also disappointing on that […]
2021/2022 I get occasional emails from readers asking if I know if this album is on CD, or if there is a vinyl pressing available new? While I do buy occasional new vinyl and CD’s, it’s usually only to get a remastered version of something I already have, especially from […]
It’s with more than a hint of sadness that I’m continuing a tradition originally launched in 1968, Creed Taylor month. This year, in fact this week, marks the first time since the legendary producer Creed Taylor passed on to the great studio in the sky. I do plan to continue […]
One of the lesser-known recording artists in the Creed Taylor pantheon is Sir Roland Hanna. Hanna was pianist on arguably the greatest of all CTI jazz tracks, Jim Hall’s “Concierto”. This post is to debut my fantasy Record Store Day 2022 release, “The 24 Preludes Of Roland Hanna”. The post […]
This is the fascinating story of the CTI All-Stars, a pioneering jazz ensemble of the 1970s and beyond. I’ve spanned the history of the group, detailed accounts of individual performances, and the spread of their tours. I also delved into financial aspects and provided insight into the challenges faced by the musicians.
OTD: March 7th, 1974, Boscov’s department store, Americas largest family owned dept. store, was discounting their entire stock of CTI and Kudu albums. They ran this advert in the Reading Eagle that day. It would have been a great day to buy at 2020 $ values 🙂 I bought a […]
This website, ctproduced.com , is a fan website and not associated in anyway with the late Creed Taylor, his family, or CTI Records etc. or any of the current companies that own copyright or trademark work originally produced by Mr. Taylor his former companies. If you want to get in […]