Today and Tomorrow (album)

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Today and Tomorrow
Studio album by McCoy Tyner
Released 1964
Recorded June 4, 1963 and February 4, 1964
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs
Genre Jazz
Length 38:44 (original LP)
50:43 (CD reissue)
Label Impulse!
A-63
Producer Bob Thiele
McCoy Tyner chronology
Nights of Ballads & Blues
(1963)
Today and Tomorrow
(1963)
Live at Newport
(1963)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[1]

Today and Tomorrow is the fourth album by jazz pianist McCoy Tyner. It was recorded for the Impulse! label in 1963 and 1964. It features performances by Tyner with Jimmy Garrison, Albert Heath, John Gilmore, Thad Jones, Frank Strozier, Butch Warren and Elvin Jones. The Allmusic review by Scott Yanow states that "Virtually all of McCoy Tyner's recordings are easily recommended and this CD has more variety than most of his Impulses".[2]

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by McCoy Tyner except as indicated

  1. "Contemporary Focus" - 8:28
  2. "A Night in Tunisia" (Gillespie) - 5:07
  3. "T 'N A Blues" (Jones) - 4:05
  4. "Autumn Leaves" (Kosma) - 6:10
  5. "Three Flowers" - 10:12
  6. "When Sunny Gets Blue" (Marvin Fisher, Segal) - 4:42

The remastered edition features a different order and three unreleased tracks:

  1. Contemporary Focus" - 8:28
  2. "T 'N A Blues" - 4:05
  3. "Three Flowers" - 10:12
  4. "A Night in Tunisia" - 5:07
  5. "Autumn Leaves" - 6:10
  6. "When Sunny Gets Blue" - 4:42
  7. "You'd Be So Nice to Come Home To" (Porter) - 4:52
  8. "Five Spot After Dark" (Golson) - 4:52
  9. "Flapstick Blues" - 2:15

Tracks 4-9 recorded on June 4, 1963; tracks 1-3 recorded on February 4, 1964

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Allmusic Review
  2. ^ Yanow, S. Allmusic Review accessed February 19, 2009.