McCoy Tyner and the Latin All-Stars

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McCoy Tyner and the Latin All-Stars
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Studio album by
ReleasedMarch 23, 1999
RecordedJuly 29 & 30 1998
GenreJazz
Length61:27
LabelTelarc
McCoy Tyner chronology
Plays John Coltrane
(1998)
McCoy Tyner and the Latin All-Stars
(1999)
McCoy Tyner with Stanley Clarke and Al Foster
(1998)

McCoy Tyner and the Latin All-Stars is an album by McCoy Tyner released on the Telarc label in 1999. It was recorded in July 1998 and features performances of by Tyner with Gary Bartz, Claudio Roditi, Dave Valentin, Avery Sharpe, Ignacio Berroa, Johnny Almendra and Giovanni Hidalgo.

Reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic4/5 stars[1]

The Allmusic review by Jim Newsom states that "McCoy Tyner's percussive piano style has always worked well within an Afro-Cuban groove, and this recording provides an excellent setting for him and his all-star lineup to work in".[2]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Festival in Bahia" - 10:58
  2. "Poinciana" (Bernier, Simon) - 6:55
  3. "Afro Blue" (Santamaría) - 12:19
  4. "A Song for Love" - 10:30
  5. "La Habana Sol" - 8:33
  6. "We Are Our Fathers' Sons" (Sharpe) - 5:21
  7. "Blue Bossa" (Dorham) - 6:51
All compositions by McCoy Tyner except as indicated
  • Recorded at Avatar Studios, Studio A, New York City, July 29 & 30, 1998

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

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