Prelude and Sonata (McCoy Tyner album)

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Prelude and Sonata
Studio album by McCoy Tyner
Released 1995
Recorded November 26 & 27, 1994
Genre Jazz
Length 63:42
Label Milestone
McCoy Tyner chronology
Manhattan Moods
(1994)
Prelude and Sonata
(1995)
Infinity
(1995)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[1]

Prelude and Sonata is an album by McCoy Tyner released on the Milestone label in 1995. It was recorded in November 1994 and features performances of classical and contemporary music by Tyner with Antonio Hart, Joshua Redman, Christian McBride and Marvin "Smitty" Smith. The Allmusic review by Ken Dryden states that "This release is definitely off the beaten path for McCoy Tyner, but it is well worth acquiring".[2]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Prelude in E Minor Op. 28, No. 4" (Chopin) - 6:15
  2. "Loss of Love" (Mancini, Merrill) - 8:35
  3. "Contemplation" - 11:06
  4. "For All We Know" (Coots, Lewis) - 6:57
  5. "I Will Wait for You" (Demy, Gimbel, Legrand) - 7:04
  6. "Soul Eyes" (Waldron) - 6:26
  7. "Smile" (Chaplin) - 6:33
  8. "Good Morning Heartache" (Drake, Fisher, Higgenbotham) - 4:16
  9. "Piano Sonata No. 8 in C Minor" (Beethoven) - 6:30
All compositions by McCoy Tyner except as indicated
  • Recorded in NYC, November 26 & 27, 1994

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Allmusic Review
  2. ^ Dryden, K. Allmusic Review accessed March 5, 2009.