O trabalho dos produtores é ingrato e importante. Um trabalho invisível. Pouca gente entende o quanto um bom produtor influencia no resultado final de qualquer disco. Neste episódio DJ Marquinhos e Sellaro batem um papo sobre um produtor americano que mudou a história do jazz e da bossa nova no mundo: Creed Taylor. Creed Taylor passou pelas grandes gravadoras de jazz americanas, mas foi na gravadora que ele ajudou a fundar, a CTI Records, que ele deixou seu maior legado. Na playlist do episódio, um recorte dos grandes trabalhos que nasceram com muita influência do Creed Taylor: https://open.spotify.com/playlist/0dcH6smBRplBeeETCo5fit?si=mE9aEAY5Rj248jh-8UpLaw
This week we take a look back at one of our early episodes from the first year of the show. Present at the first and last battles of Texas, Creed Taylor was a soldier, ranger, father, and possibly even an outlaw. Join us this week as we discuss one of the most interesting lives in Texas history.
41: Creed Taylor, Record producer at the crossroad of history and good taste
The Third Story Podcast with Leo Sidran
For forty years, Creed Taylor was one of a small handful of jazz record producers and label managers who shaped and defined the sound of jazz recording. Through his work with the Bethlehem, ABC, Impulse!, Verve, and CTI labels, he produced classic albums for countless artists. He introduced us to “The Girl From Ipanema”, “Mister Magic” and showed us “The Blues and the Abstract Truth”. He produced both hits and critically acclaimed albums, and his sound defined an era. He made the history (for us to study), set the bar (for us to dance on), and paved the road (that many are still on). Needless to say, I was very excited to talk to him! We met at his apartment on the upper east side of Manhattan and talked about some of his most memorable experiences. One idea that emerged from our conversation is that you can’t always tell who a person is from the music they make, and people are not always who we imagine them to be.
Present at the first and last battles of Texas, Creed Taylor was a soldier, ranger, father, and possibly even an outlaw. Join us this week as we discuss one of the most interesting lives in Texas history.