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McCoy Tyner

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),…

Benson Strictly Guitar

This Day (but in 2011), George Benson releases "Guitar Man" a mostly instrumental album.Now, guitar players are great on CD or streaming, but they are even better on video. By the simple fact that you can watch their fingers. (No you cannot…

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…

This week In Jazz Legends 18

Branford Marsalis, Wayne Shorter, Freddie Hubbard, Woody Shaw, Joe Henderson, McCoy Tyner, Mahavishnu Orchestra, Herbie Hancock, Return to Forever, Stan Kenton, Jimmy Smith, Maynard Ferguson, Gerry Mulligan, Modern Jazz Quartet, Martial…

This week In Jazz Legends 16

Duke Ellington, Charles Lloyd, Cannonball Adderley, Bill Evans, Robert Glasper, McCoy Tyner, Michael Brecker, Ravi Coltrane, Christian McBride, Roy Haynes, Thelonious Monk, The Bad Plus, Monty Alexander, Dave Holland, Fourplay, Herbie…

This week In Jazz Legends 09

Dexter Gordon, Horace Silver, The Bad Plus, Joshua Redman, Chris Barber, Joe Williams, Eddie Harris, Dave Holland, Quincy Jones, Lalo Schifrin, John Surman, Miles Davis, The Great Quartet. They are the "Jazz Legends" performers selected…