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McCoy Tyner

John Coltrane finishes the recording of ‘Ballads’ for Impulse!…

John Coltrane’s ‘Ballads’ is an album recorded on December 21, 1961; September 18 and November 13, 1962 and released in 1963 by Impulse! Track Listing : 1.Say It (Over And Over Again) (Frank Loesser, Jimmy Mchugh) – 04:18 . 2.You Don’T Know What Love Is (Don Raye, Gene Depaul) – 05:15 . 3.Too Young To […]

John Coltrane records ‘Live at the Village Vanguard’ with Eric…

John Coltrane’s ‘Live at the Village Vanguard’ is his tenth album, recorded on November 2–3, 1961 with McCoy Tyner, Jimmy Garrison and Elvin Jones and released In March 1962 by Impulse! Records. Track Listing : 1.Spiritual (John Coltrane) – 13:47 . 2.Softly, As In A Morning Sunrise (Sigmund Romberg, Oscar Hammerstein Ii) – 06:36 . […]

John Coltrane finishes the recording of ‘My Favorite Things,’ an…

John Coltrane’s ‘My Favorite Things’ is his seventh (and his first where he plays soprano) album recorded on October 21, 24, 26, 1960 and released In March 1961 by Atlantic. Track Listing : 1.My Favorite Things (Oscar Hammerstein Ii, Richard Rodgers) – 13:41 . 2.Everytime We Say Goodbye (Cole Porter) – 05:39 . 3.Summertime (Ira […]

John Coltrane records ‘Coltrane Plays the Blues’ with McCoy Tyner,…

John Coltrane’s ‘Coltrane Plays the Blues’ is an album recorded on October 24, 1960 during the sessions for ‘My Favorite Things.’ Track Listing : 1.Blues To Elvin (Elvin Jones) – 07:53 . 2.Blues To Bechet (John Coltrane) – 05:46 . 3.Blues To You (John Coltrane) – 06:29 . 4.Mr. Day (John Coltrane) – 07:56 . […]

John Coltrane records ‘Afro Blue Impressions,’ a live album for…

John Coltrane’s ‘Afro Blue Impressions’ is a double live album recorded on October 22 & November 2, 1963 and released In May/June 1977 by Pablo Records Track Listing : 1.Lonnie’S Lament (John Coltrane) – 10:16 . 2.Naima (John Coltrane) – 08:06 . 3.Chasin’ The Trane (John Coltrane) – 05:48 . 4.My Favorite Things (Oscar Hammerstein […]

McCoy Tyner takes a big band to Germany (1990)

October 13, 1990 – the McCoy Tyner Big Band – that is McCoy Tyner (p), Virgil Jones (tp), Earl Gardner (tp), Frank Lacy (tb), Clark Gayton (tb), John Stubblefield (s), Herb Harris (s), Junior Cook (s), John Ford (s), Howard Johnson (tuba), Avery Sharpe (b) and Aaron Scott (d) – is at “Jazztage” in Leverkusen, […]

John Coltrane records ‘Live at Birdland’ with Mccoy Tyner, Jimmy…

John Coltrane’s ‘Live at Birdland’ is an album recorded on October 8 , March 6 and November 18, 1963 (half in Birdland, half in studio) and released in 1964 by Impulse!. Track Listing : 1.Afro Blue (Mongo Santamaría) – 10:50 . 2.I Want To Talk About You (Billy Eckstine) – 08:11 . 3.The Promise (John […]

Benson Strictly Guitar

This Day (but in 2011), George Benson releases “Guitar Man” a mostly instrumental album. Now, guitar players are great on CD, but they are even better on video. By the simple fact that you can watch their fingers. (No you cannot on a CD).So we have compiled a “Benson Strictly Guitar” video playlist featuring a […]

John Coltrane records ‘Live in Seattle’ with Pharoah Sanders, Mccoy…

John Coltrane’s ‘Live in Seattle’ is an album recorded on September 30, 1965 and released In 1971 by Impulse!. Track Listing : 1.Cosmos (John Coltrane) – 10:49 . 2.Out Of This World (Harold Arlen, Johnny Mercer) – 24:20 . 3.Tapestry In Sound (Jimmy Garrison) – 06:07 . 4.Evolution (John Coltrane) – 36:10 Chuck Stewart ALSO […]

Playing Coltrane

Naima’,’Giant Steps’, ‘Mr.PC’ etc. John Coltrane whose birthday is today, has left next to fifty compositions. Some of them have been extensively covered by famous and not so famous jazz artists. Dave Liebman, Wayne Shorter, Jack DeJohnette, Michael Brecker, Joshua Redman, McCoy Tyner, Ravi Coltrane, Christian McBride, Roy Haynes, Bobby Hutcherson, Marcus Miller, Wynton Marsalis, […]

McCoy Tyner records ‘Atlantis’ at the Keystone Korner in San…

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 […]

McCoy Tyner records ‘Expansions,’ his tenth album with Woody Shaw,…

McCoy Tyner’s ‘Expansions’ is his tenth album recorded on August 23, 1968 with Woody Shaw, Gary Bartz, Wayne Shorter, Ron Carter, Herbie Lewis and Freddie Waits and released in June 1970 by Blue Note. Track Listing : 1.Vision (Mccoy Tyner) – 12:18 . 2.Song Of Happiness (Mccoy Tyner) – 12:00 . 3.Smitty’S Place (Mccoy Tyner) […]

Freddie Hubbard records ‘Ready for Freddie’ with Wayne Shorter,…

Freddie Hubbard’s ‘Ready for Freddie’ is his fourth album recorded on August 21, 1961 with Bernard McKinney, Wayne Shorter, McCoy Tyner, Art Davis and Elvin Jones and released the same year by Blue Note. Track Listing : 1.Arietis (Freddie Hubbard) – 06:41 . 2.Weaver Of Dreams (Jack Elliott, Victor Young) – 06:35 . 3.Marie Antoinette […]