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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), Avery Sharpe (b) and Aaron Scott (d) – is at “Jazztage” in Leverkusen, […]

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 on a CD).So we have compiled a “Benson Strictly Guitar” video playlist […]

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 […]

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 Solal, Toots Thielemans. They are the “Jazz Legends” performers selected among the 273 Posts we publish this week. Here, they are reunited in one […]

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 […]

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 Hancock. They are the “Jazz Legends” performers selected among the 227 Posts we publish this week. Here, they are reunited in one glorious playlist. […]

McCoy Tyner, Paquito D’Riviera et al connect in Montreux (1981)

July 18, 1981 – The New York Montreux Connection gathers Arthur Blythe, Paquito D’Riviera, Jimmy Heath, Percy Heath, McCoy Tyner, Chico Freeman, Slide Hampton, Phil Woods, Ronnie Burrage, John Blake, Stanley Cowell, John Hicks and Steve Mc Call on stage at at “Montreux Jazz Festival” in Switzerland

Stanley Turrentine records ‘Easy Walker’ for Blue Note (1966)

Stanley Turrentine’s ‘Easy Walker’ is an album recorded on July 8, 1966 with McCoy Tyner, Bob Cranshaw and Mickey Roker and released the same year by Blue Note. Track Listing : 1.Meat Wave (Hank Johnson) – 04:45 . 2.They All Say I’M The Biggest Fool (Buddy Johnson) – 07:43 . 3.Yours Is My Heart Alone […]