McCoy Tyner Archive
COLTRANE. Both Directions at Once: The Lost Album – Verve Why did I give this CD two ratings instead of one? You’ll find out soon. COLTRANE. Both Directions at Once: The Lost Album. John Coltrane (saxophone), McCoy Tyner (piano), Jimmy Garrison (bass), Elvin Jones (drums)[June 29, 2018]. CD. Verve. 47:00 */*****: This release of a […]
Benito Gonzalez, Gerry Gibbs and Essiet Okon Essiet – Passion Reverence Transcendence: The Music of McCoy Tyner — Whaling City Sound
A charismatic Tyner tribute. Benito Gonzalez, Gerry Gibbs and Essiet Okon Essiet – Passion Reverence Transcendence: The Music of McCoy Tyner [TrackList follows] – Whaling City Sound [dist. by NAXOS] WCS 102, 77:32 [4/27/18] ****: (Benito Gonzalez – acoustic piano; Gerry Gibbs – producer, drums, percussion, conga drums, harp, mini-Moog, vibraphone, marimba, kalimba, balifons, glockenspiel, […]
John Coltrane – A Love Supreme – The Complete Masters Deluxe Edition – Verve Universal (2016) – Verve/Impulse
John Coltrane – A Love Supreme – The Complete Masters Deluxe Edition – Verve Universal (2016) B0023727-02/ Verve/Impulse (1963) stereo A-77, 3-CD box TT: 146:08 *****: The long-awaited complete box set of Coltrane’s masterpiece has been released. (John Coltrane – tenor saxophone; McCoy Tyner – piano; Jimmy Garrison – doublebass; Elvin Jones – drums; Archie […]
Azar Lawrence & Al McLean – Frontiers – CellarLive CL 073116, 72:22 ***: A gritty outing from two like-minded spirits. (Azar Lawrence – tenor saxophone; Al McLean – tenor saxophone; Adrian Vedady – acoustic bass; Paul Shrofel – piano; Greg Ritchie – drums) For a period in the ‘50s and ‘60s, groups led by two […]
Tenor saxophonist pushes the boundaries of post-bop jazz on this remastered vinyl.
John Coltrane’s masterpiece in the closest sound to the original tapes we will hear today.
For years the XRCD re-issue series from JVC put out among the very best “Red Book” CDs of any jazz label. Their attention to detail was beyond reproach. Original issues in the 1990s were manufactured in the JVC manufacturing plant in Yokohama, Japan. They involved the use of the 20-bit Sony PCM-9000 magneto-optical disc combined […]
Coltrane completists, rejoice…..
America’s premier tap dancer creates a vivid history lesson.
Mellow early McCoy Tyner now in SACD’s impeccable sound.
SACD reissue of this jazz pioneer is brilliant.
John Coltrane – Coltrane, Live At The Village Vanguard – Impulse Records/ ORG Ltd. Edition audiophile 45 rpm (2 discs)
A sophisticated re-mastering of the vintage 1961 live recording is dazzling.