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
(1980)
13th House
(1981)
La Leyenda de La Hora
(1981)
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.

Reception[edit]

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

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  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.