13th House

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13th House
13th House.jpg
Studio album by McCoy Tyner
Released 1981
Recorded October 1980
Genre Jazz
Label Milestone
Producer Orrin Keepnews
McCoy Tyner chronology
Quartets 4 X 4
13th House
La Leyenda de La Hora
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars [1]
The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide 4/5 stars[2]

13th House is a 1981 album by jazz pianist McCoy Tyner released on the Milestone label. It was recorded in October 1980 and features performances by Tyner with a big band that includes Joe Ford, Hubert Laws, Ricky Ford, Slide Hampton, Ron Carter, Oscar Brashear and Charles Sullivan.


The Allmusic review by Scott Yanow states "everyone wanted to play with McCoy Tyner! The powerful music lives up to its potential".[3]

Track listing[edit]

All songs written and composed by McCoy Tyner, except where noted. 

No. Title Length
1. "Short Suite"   7:46
2. "13th House" (Heath) 5:58
3. "Search for Peace"   7:33
4. "Love Samba"   8:38
5. "Leo Rising" (Foster) 9:13
Recorded in NYC, October, 1980



  1. ^ 13th House at AllMusic
  2. ^ Swenson, J. (Editor) (1985). The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide. USA: Random House/Rolling Stone. p. 196. ISBN 0-394-72643-X. 
  3. ^ Yanow, S. Allmusic Review accessed February 25, 2009.