McCoy Tyner: Vol. One, 1959-60
Vol. One, 1959-60 | Vol. Two, 1960-61
Most biographers rely on one of two creation myths for pianist McCoy Tyner's career: He first emerged from his native Philadelphia as part of saxophonist Benny Golson and trumpeter Art Farmer's Jazztet, or he had been known to, and gigged around town with, saxophonist John Coltrane as early as 1955, when Tyner was all of 17. Each version is true in its own way but neither tells the whole story. Beginning with his first commercial sessions for trombonist Curtis Fuller in 1959, this playlist documents Tyner's earliest work on the national stage.
|2||Killer Joe||04:58||Art Farmer and Benny Golson||Meet the Jazztet|
|3||Be Back Ta Reck-la||07:13||Curtis Fuller||Images Of|
|4||Open Sesame||07:13||Freddie Hubbard||Open Sesame|
|5||Every Time We Say Goodbye||06:36||John Coltrane Quartet||Live at the Jazz Gallery, 1960|
|7||One and Four (aka Mr. Day)||007:35||John Coltrane||Like Sonny|
|8||Exotica||04:26||John Coltrane||The Best of Birdland, Vol. 1|
|9||Village Blues||05:33||John Coltrane||Coltrane Jazz|
|10||Summertime||11:36||John Coltrane||My Favorite Things|
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