McCoy Tyner

Elected to the Hall of Fame
2004 Readers Poll

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    McCoy Tyner (1938–2020)

    In Memoriam: McCoy Tyner

    A member of the classic John Coltrane quartet of the 1960s, as well as a powerful improviser and potent composer in his…

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    John Coltrane’s Blue World, which includes 27 minutes of previously unheard music, was recorded in 1964, a defining year for the saxophonist.

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    John Coltrane’s Blue World, which includes 27 minutes of previously unheard music, is set for release Sept. 27.

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    Saxophonist Charles McPherson performs with the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra at the Rose Theater in New York on April 5 during “McCoy Tyner and Charles McPherson at 80,” a tribute to the two jazz luminaries.

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    On June 29, the Impulse! label will issue previously unreleased studio recordings by John Coltrane (left), Elvin Jones, Jimmy Garrison and McCoy Tyner under the title Both Directions At Once: The Lost Album.

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    Wadada Leo Smith was named Musician of the Year in the 2017 Jazz Journalism Awards.

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    John Mayer (foreground) and Pino Palladino perform at the 15th annual Jazz Foundation of America Gala in New York on Oct. 27.

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    Geri Allen (left), Benny Green, Taylor Eigsti, Kenny Barron, Marcus Roberts, Joe Lovano, McCoy Tyner and Chick Corea at SFJAZZ in San Francisco on June 19.