Grammy Award-winning producer and bassist who appeared as a sideman on multiple albums, including It's Morrissey, Man!
He was a member of The Jazz Couriers but went on to join an array of British jazz groups in the 1950s and 1960s.
He helped found Blues Incorporated with Cyril Davies and Alexis Korner.
He grew up in London. He had a son named Milton.
Cecil's group TONTO's Expanding Head Band collaborated with many artists, including Gil Scott-Heron.