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Solo : live from San Francisco

McCoy Tyner (performer)
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Solo : live from San Francisco

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Title
Solo : live from San Francisco
Performer
McCoy Tyner 1938-2020 (piano)
Publisher
Half Note, 2009
1 cd
Recording date
2007
Playing time
00:50:30
EAN
0616892454120
CDR
JE31029

About McCoy Tyner

Alfred McCoy Tyner (December 11, 1938 – March 6, 2020) was an American jazz pianist known for his work with the John Coltrane Quartet and a long solo career. He was an NEA Jazz Master and a five-time Grammy winner. Not a player of electric keyboards and synthesizers, he was committed to acoustic instrumentation. Tyner, who was widely imitated, was one of the most recognizable and most influential pianists in jazz history.

Early life and family

Tyner was born in Philadelphia, as the oldest of three children of Jarvis and Beatrice (Stevenson) Tyner. He was encouraged to study piano by his mother. He began studying the piano at age 13 and within two years music had become the focal point in his life. He studied at West Philadelphia Music School and later at the Granoff School of Music. During his teens he led his own group, the Houserockers.

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