The CT Produced Holiday Mix

Jimmy Smith’s “Christmas Cookin’” album was released on December 10th, 1964[1]The Creed Taylor Christmas Album – Creed Taylor Produced (ctproduced.com) and back in 2020, I posted an entry with details of the Smith album, and a “fantasy” Creed Taylor Produced Christmas Album. I’ve reproduced the album links here, you can […]

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Mixcloud 4DJ’s Only – CTI Mixes

It’s fairwell to Mixcloud for me, but not goodbye. This post includes 2x 2-hour CTI mixes and my reason for not adding to my MIxcloud shows[1]https://www.mixcloud.com/ctproduced/. Mixcloud announced that “‍From December 1st, we’re introducing a maximum allowance of 10 published shows for creators on the basic tier.” For me that […]

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CTI On CD Only Volume-2

To complete this years “Creed Taylor Month” here is “CTI On CD Only Volume-2”. Volume-1 was included in this post. As with the first volume, this mix was compiled to demonstrate some of the great music Creed released after the supposed demise of CTI in the late 1970’s or early […]

The Tribute Mixes and Shows

It’s been a real pleasure to spend the last 2-weeks catching up with the various shows and mixes that have appeared following the announcement of Creed Taylor’s passing. Many of them are obvious journeys through the most well-known of the releases on CTI. As well as my favorites, I’ve listed […]

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September is Creed Taylor Month

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 […]

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The 24 Preludes of Roland Hanna

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 […]