Philadelphia To Honor McCoy Tyner


From Aug. 26-Sept. 1, the city of Philadelphia will honor its own local legend, McCoy Tyner, with a series of concerts, parties and other events throughout the city

Jazz stars scheduled to appear at “Celebrate Tyner Time In Philly” include:

Oscar Peterson, Horace Silver, James Moody, Hank Jones, Barry Harris, Yusef Lateef, Pharoah Sanders, Ray Brown, Cedar Walton, Keter Betts, Gary Bartz, Marcus Belgrave, Louis Hayes, Bennie Maupin, Pat Martino, Celia Cruz, Terence Blanchard, Steve Turre, Joey DeFrancesco, Robin Eubanks, Kenny Barron, Richie Cole, Trudy Pitts, Ron Mathews, Roy Ayers, Dick Griffin, Wendell Harrison, Doug Carn, Paquito D’Rivera, Carmen Lundy, Rene Marie, Jean Carne, Papo Vasquez, Bernard Linnette Sextet and more.

In additon, Congressman John Conyors will be a special speaker at the event. Details are still in the words, but for more information, e-mail

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    “Blue Note music has been such an integral part of my musical and life experience for so long,” says Redman. “It’s surreal to be a part of this lineage.”

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    Bennett had a wealth of material to draw upon, and he had a direct association with much of it.

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    The 66th GRAMMY Awards will air live (8–11:30 p.m. ET) on Feb. 4 on CBS Television and stream on Paramount+.

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