Passion Dance

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Passion Dance
Passion Dance.jpg
Live album by
RecordedJuly 28, 1978
ProducerOrrin Keepnews
McCoy Tyner chronology
The Greeting
Passion Dance
Professional ratings
Review scores
Allmusic4/5 stars[1]
The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide4/5 stars[2]

Passion Dance is a 1978 live album by the jazz pianist McCoy Tyner, his fourteenth release on the Milestone label. It was recorded in July 1978 at the Live Under the Sky festival in Tokyo, Japan and features predominantly solo performances by Tyner, with two tracks including Tony Williams and Ron Carter. A second album from this concert, Counterpoints, was released in 2004.


The Allmusic review by Scott Yanow states "All of Tyner's Milestone records of the 1970's are recommended and this is one of the better ones".[3]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Moment's Notice" (Coltrane) - 9:23
  2. "Passion Dance" - 11:47
  3. "Search for Peace" - 6:36
  4. "The Promise" (Coltrane) - 6:28
  5. "Song of the New World" - 7:12
All compositions by McCoy Tyner except as indicated
  • Recorded at "Live Under The Sky", Denen Colosseum, Tokyo, Japan, July 28, 1978



  1. ^ Allmusic Review
  2. ^ Swenson, J., ed. (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 24, 2009.