Song of the New World

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Song of the New World
Studio album by McCoy Tyner
Released 1973
Recorded April 6 & 9, 1973
A & R Studios, New York City
Genre Jazz
Length 41:24
Label Milestone
MSP 9049
Producer Orrin Keepnews
McCoy Tyner chronology
Song for My Lady
(1972)
Song of the New World
(1973)
Asante
(1974)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[1]

Song of the New World is a 1973 album by jazz pianist McCoy Tyner, his fourth to be released on the Milestone label. It was recorded in April 1973 and features performances by Tyner with a big band including Sonny Fortune, Hubert Laws, Alphonse Mouzon and Virgil Jones and a string section on two tracks. The Allmusic review by Scott Yanow states "The powerful pianist is in fine form and the main soloist throughout. Most memorable is the title cut and a reworking of "Afro Blue"".[2]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Afro Blue" (Santamaría) - 10:01
  2. "Little Brother" - 10:12
  3. "The Divine Love" - 7:31
  4. "Some Day" - 6:50
  5. "Song of the New World" - 6:50
All compositions by McCoy Tyner except as indicated

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Allmusic Review
  2. ^ Yanow, S. Allmusic Review accessed February 23, 2009.