McCoy Tyner’s ‘Extensions’

McCoy Tyner’s ‘Extensions’ is an album recorded on February 9, 1970 with Gary Bartz, Wayne Shorter, Ron Carter, Elvin Jones and Alice Coltrane on two tracks and released in January 1973 By Blue Note.

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Track Listing : 1.Message From The Nile (Mccoy Tyner) – 12:22 . 2.The Wanderer (Mccoy Tyner) – 07:43 . 3.Survival Blues (Mccoy Tyner) – 13:15 . 4.His Blessings (Mccoy Tyner) – 06:50

Musicians : Mccoy Tyner – Piano . Gary Bartz – Alto Saxophone . Wayne Shorter – Tenor Saxophone, Soprano Saxophone . Ron Carter – Bass . Elvin Jones – Drums . Alice Coltrane – Harp On (1 – 4)

Production : Produced By Francis Wolff Rudy Van Gelder – Engineer

Package : Andre Perry – Liner Notes

Recorded On February 9, 1970 At Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs.

Released In January 1973 By Blue Note.

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JazzMusicArchives.com
Easily Tyner’s best Blue Note label album, Extensions must be considered as one of Tyner’s apex in a career that is filled with peaks nearing the Everest’s height in jazz’s history. […]

BurningDervish.com
The melodies are so left of center but still so listenable. Four tracks, about 40 minutes of music. I’ll serve up about half, focusing on the track with Alice Coltrane. Why? […]

jazz.com
McCoy Tyner finds himself among elite company on Extensions. Recorded as jazz was entering the fusion period, this is a great example of just how good straight-ahead swing can sound. […]

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