McCoy Tyner: Counterpoints (2004)
That said, the sound is clear, Tyner is in excellent form and the trio, with Ron Carter on bass and Tony Williams on drums, could scarcely be hardier. Packing two solo cuts ("Sama Layuca" and "Aisha") and a Tyner-Carter duet ("Prelude to a Kiss") between extended opening and closing trio tracks, the disc would serve well as a Tyner sampler for the uninitiated, while for the fanatic there's "Iki Masho (Let's Go)," the previously unreleased Tyner composition which closes the record. For the rest of usas good as Counterpoints isit's just one more disc to put on the shelf.
Track Listing: 1 The Greeting 11:30; 2 Aisha 7:08; 3 Sama Layuca 6:38; 4 Prelude to a Kiss 9:20; 5 Iki Masho (Let's Go) 13:58.
Personnel: McCoy Tyner: Piano; Tony Williams: Drums; Ron Carter: Bass.
Record Label: Fantasy Jazz