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McCoy Tyner

John Coltrane records ‘Meditations’ with Pharoah Sanders, Mccoy…

John Coltrane’s ‘Meditations’ is an album recorded on November 23, 1965, with Pharoah Sanders, Mccoy Tyner, Jimmy Garrison, Elvin Jones and Rashied Ali and released in September 1966 By Impulse!. Track Listing : 1.Albatross (Public Image Ltd) – 10:34 . 2.Memories (Public Image Ltd) – 05:05 . 3.Swan Lake (Public Image Ltd) – 04:11 . […]

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 ‘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, […]

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 […]