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McCoy Tyner: Vol. Two, 1960-61

Lawrence Peryer By

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Vol. One, 1959-60 | Vol. Two, 1960-61

The jazz world ushered in the 1960s with a fury of innovative change. A bold avant-garde stretched the form while also making accessible and engaging records. Across just nine months in one corner of that world,pianist McCoy Tyner played on a variety of sessions that together serve as a concise illustration of the ground bop was ceding to modality, melody and more. He began his tenure and apprenticeship with saxophonist John Coltrane, led his own first sessions and participated in the creation of music whose excitement and ingenuity has yet to be surpassed.

TrackNameTimeArtistAlbum
1Equinox08:35John ColtraneColtrane's Sound
2Mr. Knight07:31John ColtraneColtrane Plays The Blues
326-206:32John ColtraneThe Coltrane Legacy
4Body and Soul06:00John ColtraneAlternate Takes
5In Your Own Sweet Way05:20McCoy TynerChick Corea—Herbie Hancock—Keith Jarrett—McCoy Tyner
6I Wished I Knew07:48Freddie HubbardGoin' Up
7Africa16:27John Coltrane QuartetAfrica/Brass
8Song of the Underground Railroad06:44John Coltrane QuartetThe Africa/Brass Sessions, Volume 2

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