Illuminations (McCoy Tyner album)

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Illuminations
Studio album by McCoy Tyner
Released June 22, 2004
Recorded November 18 & 19, 2003
Genre Jazz
Label Telarc
McCoy Tyner chronology
Land of Giants
(2003)
Illuminations
(2004)
Quartet
(2007)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[1]

Illuminations is a piano album by McCoy Tyner released on the Telarc label in 2004. It was recorded in November 2003 and features performance by Tyner with Gary Bartz, Terence Blanchard, Christian McBride, and Lewis Nash. It won the Grammy Award for 'Best Instrumental Jazz Album, Individual or Group' in 2005. The Allmusic review by Ken Dryden states that "This is yet another essential release by the always enjoyable McCoy Tyner".[2]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Illuminations" - 6:12
  2. "Angelina" - 8:50
  3. "New Orleans Stomp" - 5:58
  4. "Come Rain or Come Shine" (Arlen) - 5:35
  5. "Soulstice" (Bartz) - 5:24
  6. "Blessings" (Blanchard) - 4:52
  7. "If I Should Lose You" (Rainger, Robin) - 6:27
  8. "The Chase" - 3:17
  9. "West Philly Tone Poem" (McBride) - 4:01
  10. "Alone Together" (Schwartz) - 7:10
All compositions by McCoy Tyner except as indicated
  • Recorded at Avatar, New York, New York on November 18 & 19, 2003

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Allmusic Review
  2. ^ Dryden, K. Allmusic Review accessed March 6, 2009.