Guitars (McCoy Tyner album)

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Guitars
Guitars (McCoy Tyner album).jpg
Studio album by McCoy Tyner
Released June 22, 2008
Recorded September 7 & 25, 2006
Studio Clinton Studios, New York
Genre Jazz
Label McCoy Tyner Music
McCoy Tyner chronology
Quartet
(2007)
Guitars
(2008)
Solo: Live from San Francisco
(2009)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3.5/5 stars[1]

Guitars is an album by McCoy Tyner released on his McCoy Tyner Music (a subsidiary of Half Note Records) label in 2008. It was recorded in September 2006 and features performances by Tyner, Ron Carter and Jack DeJohnette with guitarists Marc Ribot, John Scofield, Béla Fleck, Derek Trucks, and Bill Frisell. AllMusic critic Michael G. Nastos described the album as "an interesting slice in time, but not a definitive recording in Tyner's legendary and lengthy musical career".[2]

The album also contains a DVD featuring video footage of the studio sessions.

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by McCoy Tyner except as indicated
  1. "Improvisation 2" (Ribot, Tyner) - 1:34
  2. "Passion Dance" - 6:10
  3. "500 Miles" (Traditional) - 6:22
  4. "Mr. P.C." (Coltrane) - 6:21
  5. "Blues on the Corner" - 6:07
  6. "Improvisation 1" (Ribot, Tyner) - 3:46
  7. "Trade Winds" (Fleck) - 6:35
  8. "Amberjack" (Fleck) - 4:36
  9. "My Favorite Things" (Hammerstein, Rodgers) - 7:01
  10. "Slapback Blues" - 3:46
  11. "Greensleves" (Traditional) - 6:15
  12. "Contemplation" - 7:55
  13. "Boubacar" (Frisell) - 2:18
  14. "Baba Drame" (Traoré) - 5:21
  • Recorded at Clinton Studios, New York on September 7 (tracks 4-5 & 10-14) and September 25 (tracks 1-3 & 6-9), 2006

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Allmusic Review
  2. ^ Nastos, M. G. Allmusic Review accessed March 6, 2009.

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