La Leyenda de La Hora

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La Leyenda de La Hora
La Leyenda de La Hora.jpg
Studio album by McCoy Tyner
Released 1981
Recorded 1981
Genre Jazz
Label Columbia
McCoy Tyner chronology
13th House
(1981)13th House1981
La Leyenda de La Hora
Love & Peace
(1982)Love & Peace1982
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[1]
The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide 3/5 stars[2]

La Leyenda de La Hora (The Legend of the Hour) is a 1981 album by jazz pianist McCoy Tyner released on the Columbia label. It features performances by Tyner with Paquito D'Rivera, Chico Freeman, Marcus Belgrave, Hubert Laws, Bobby Hutcherson and a string section.


The Allmusic review by Scott Yanow states "The music (five Tyner originals) is highly rhythmic and generally quite stimulating. A strong effort".[3]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "La Vida Feliz (The Happy Life)" - 7:29
  2. "Ja'cara (A Serenade)" - 4:59
  3. "La Habana Sol" - 6:36
  4. "Walk Spirit, Talk Spirit" - 9:56
  5. "La Busca (The Search)" - 6:21
All compositions by McCoy Tyner
  • Recorded at the Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey in 1981



  1. ^ Allmusic Review
  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.