The Real McCoy

McCoy Tyner - The Real McCoy
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April 21, 1967 / Release Date
LP / Format
Blue Note / Label
Jazz, Post-Bop / Genres
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The History of The Albums – n°360

If the second half of the 60's overshadowed Jazz because of Pop Rock, that doesn't mean that some legends were not born there. Pianist McCoy Tyner is the perfect definition of a crucial influence of this period but also afterwards for modern Jazz. In my opinion, McCoy Tyner is even more than that, he is without question one of the greatest pianists in the history of Jazz, just like Duke Ellington, Thelonious Monk, Art Tatum, Bill Evans, Bud Powell, ... read more
McCoy Turner's piano skills are excellent here and I won't take nothing from one of the best jazz pianist but Joe Henderson's saxophone takes this album to the next level.

Track Review

Passion Dance 9.5/10
Contemplation 9/10
Four by Five 8.5/10
Search for Peace 9.5/10
Blues On The Corner 8.5/10

Average: 9.0/10
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Added on: May 17, 2015