Echoes of a Friend

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Echoes of a Friend
Echoes of a Friend.jpg
Studio album by McCoy Tyner
Released August 1974[1]
Recorded November 11, 1972
Genre Jazz
Length 46:26
Label Milestone
Producer Orrin Keepnews
McCoy Tyner chronology
Echoes of a Friend
Song for My Lady
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 5/5 stars[2]
The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide 5/5 stars[3]

Echoes of a Friend is a 1974 album by jazz pianist McCoy Tyner released on the Milestone label. It was recorded in Japan on November 11, 1972 and features Tyner in a solo piano tribute to John Coltrane.


The Allmusic review by Scott Yanow states "Few McCoy Tyner records are not easily recommended but this one even ranks above most".[4]

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by McCoy Tyner except where noted.

  1. "Naima" (Coltrane) - 6:43
  2. "Promise" (Coltrane) - 6:14
  3. "My Favorite Things" (Hammerstein, Rodgers) - 8:44
  4. "The Discovery" - 17:35
  5. "Folks" - 7:33



  1. ^ Billboard Aug 3, 1974
  2. ^ Allmusic Review
  3. ^ Swenson, J. (Editor) (1985). The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide. USA: Random House/Rolling Stone. p. 194. ISBN 0-394-72643-X. 
  4. ^ Yanow, S. Allmusic Review accessed February 23, 2009.