McCoy Tyner Plays John Coltrane: Live at the Village Vanguard

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McCoy Tyner Plays John Coltrane
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Live album by McCoy Tyner
Released October 16, 2001
Recorded September 23, 1997
Venue Village Vanguard, NYC
Genre Jazz
Label Impulse!
McCoy Tyner chronology
What the World Needs Now
(1997)What the World Needs Now1997
McCoy Tyner Plays John Coltrane
(2001)
McCoy Tyner and the Latin All-Stars
(1998)McCoy Tyner and the Latin All-Stars1998
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3.5/5 stars[1]

McCoy Tyner Plays John Coltrane: Live at the Village Vanguard is a live album by McCoy Tyner released on the Impulse! label in 2001. It was recorded in September 1997 at the Village Vanguard and features performances of John Coltrane's compositions by Tyner with George Mraz and Al Foster. The Allmusic review by Jonathan Widran states that "The show on September 23, 1997, was to celebrate Coltrane's 71st birthday, and this recording brings listeners so joyfully close that they can almost blow out the candles themselves".[2]

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by John Coltrane except where noted.

  1. "Naima" - 12:17
  2. "Moment's Notice" - 7:07
  3. "Crescent" - 12:27
  4. "After the Rain" - 3:46
  5. "Afro Blue" (Santamaría) - 12:18
  6. "I Want to Talk About You" (Eckstine) - 11:08
  7. "Mr. Day" - 7:20

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Allmusic Review
  2. ^ Widran, J. Allmusic Review accessed March 6, 2009.