John Coltrane’s Neighborhood: Philadelphia as Post-War Jazz Capital
All About Jazz is hosting a series of articles about the Philadelphia where John Coltrane spent his formative years. And not just Coltrane: the Heath Brothers, McCoy Tyner, Jimmy Smith, Philly Joe Jones, Benny Golson, Lee Morgan and Reggie Workman, among many others. In this article, Rob Armstrong revisits the Philadelphia local culture that, as Odean Pope asserts, harbored the most important US jazz scene between World War II and the mid 1960s.Read More
Dave Holland and McCoy Tyner
An exquisitely recorded look at Dave Holland and McCoy Tyner in concert at Jazz Baltica 2010. An extended look at Holland in peak form. Thanks to Bret Primack for the point.
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McCoy Tyner and Friends Jam at SFJazz
One of the first video nuggets from SFJazz: McCoy Tyner, playing his composition Walk Spirit, Talk Spirit, with Joe Lovano, tenor saxophone, Esperanza Spalding, bass and Eric Harland, drums, and playing the blues with a group of West Coast players,including Bobby Hutcherson, John Handy, Joshua Redman, Bill Frisell and bassist Matt Penman.Read More