McCoy Tyner’s ‘Atlantis’ is a live album recorded on August 31 and September 1, 1974 at the Keystone Korner in San Francisco and released in 1975 by Milestone.
Track listing : 1.Atlantis (McCoy Tyner) – 17:59 . 2.In a Sentimental Mood (Duke Ellington, Manny Kurtz, Irving Mills)- 05:39 . 3.Makin’ Out (McCoy Tyner) – 13:04 . 4.My One and Only Love (Guy Wood, Robert Mellin)- 09:59 . 5.Pursuit (McCoy Tyner) – 09:20 . 6.Love Samba (McCoy Tyner) – 15:56 .
Musicians : Mccoy Tyner – Piano, Percussion . Azar Lawrence – Tenor Saxophone, Soprano Saxophone . Joony Booth – Bass . Wilby Fletcher – Drums . Guilherme Franco – Percussion .
Production Produced by Orrin Keepnews . Jim Stern Engineer .
Package : Phil Bray – Photography . Phil Carroll – Art Direction, Cover Design . Tony Lane – Tray Photo . Neil Tesser – Liner Notes .
Recorded August 31 & September 1, 1974 at Keystone Korner, San Francisco .
Released in 1975 by Milestone.
While Lawrence (who was only 20 at the time) derived his style partly from aspects of Coltrane and the rhythm section is fiery, Tyner creates some very powerful and highly original solos, really tearing into some of the more extended pieces. […]
msnvwls @ RateYourMusic
This shit’s pretty well hater-proofand from what I understand Tyner was working in this mode for much of the mid-70s, as opposed to his more traditional, earlier material. I’ve got a copy of Asante somewhereand I’ll definitely have to give it a closer listen after spinning this one. […]
THE DOZENS: MCCOY TYNER Clocking in at over 18 minutes, this is one of the longest Tyner tracks on record, whether in the studio or during a live performance. […]