Live at Newport (McCoy Tyner album)

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Live at Newport
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Live album by McCoy Tyner
Released 1964
Recorded July 5, 1963 at the Newport Jazz Festival, Newport, Rhode Island
Genre Jazz
Length 38:27
Label Impulse!
Producer Bob Thiele
McCoy Tyner chronology
Today and Tomorrow
(1964)
Live at Newport
(1964)
McCoy Tyner Plays Ellington
(1964)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars[1]
The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide 4/5 stars[2]

Live at Newport is the fifth and first live album by jazz pianist McCoy Tyner. It was recorded at the 1963 Newport Jazz Festival and released on the Impulse! label in 1964. It features performances by Tyner with Clark Terry, Charlie Mariano, Bob Cranshaw and Mickey Roker.

Reception[edit]

The Allmusic review by Stephen Thomas Erlewine states that "It's straight-ahead hard bop in the best possible sense — accessible but stimulating, engaging and vibrant from beginning to end".[3]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Newport Romp" (McCoy Tyner) – 7:45
  2. "My Funny Valentine" (Lorenz Hart, Richard Rodgers) – 8:03
  3. "All of You" (Cole Porter) – 6:24
  4. "Monk's Blues" (Tyner) – 7:14
  5. "Woody 'N You" (Dizzy Gillespie) – 9:00

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Allmusic Review
  2. ^ Swenson, J. (Editor) (1985). The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide. USA: Random House/Rolling Stone. p. 194. ISBN 0-394-72643-X. 
  3. ^ Erlewine, S. Allmusic Review accessed February 20, 2009.