Horizon (McCoy Tyner album)

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Studio album by McCoy Tyner
Released 1980[1]
Recorded April 24 & 25, 1979
Genre Jazz
Label Milestone
Producer Orrin Keepnews
McCoy Tyner chronology
Quartets 4 X 4
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 5/5 stars[2]
The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide 3/5 stars[3]

Horizon is a 1979 album by jazz pianist McCoy Tyner released on the Milestone label. It was recorded in April 1979 and features performances by Tyner with Joe Ford, George Adams, John Blake, Charles Fambrough, Al Foster and Guilherme Franco.


The Allmusic review by Michael G. Nastos states "Tyner realizes a perfectly balanced, extroverted, compatible and utterly unique front line. It enables him to offer some of the most remarkable, memorable and powerful music of his career".[4]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Horizon" - 12:01
  2. "Woman of Tomorrow" (Blake) - 7:41
  3. "Motherland" (Blake) 7:17
  4. "One for Honor" (Fambrough) - 4:29
  5. "Just Feelin'" - 7:44
  6. "Horizon" [alternate take] - 11:46 Bonus track on 2007 reissue
All compositions by McCoy Tyner except as indicated
  • Recorded at Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, April 24 & 25, 1979



  1. ^ a b Horizon (McCoy Tyner album) at Discogs
  2. ^ Allmusic Review
  3. ^ Swenson, J. (Editor) (1985). The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide. USA: Random House/Rolling Stone. p. 196. ISBN 0-394-72643-X. 
  4. ^ Nastos, M. Allmusic Review accessed February 25, 2009.