Song of the New World

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Song of the New World
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Studio album by McCoy Tyner
Released July 1973[1]
Recorded April 6 & 9, 1973
A & R Studios, New York City
Genre Jazz
Length 41:24
Label Milestone
MSP 9049
Producer Orrin Keepnews
McCoy Tyner chronology
Song for My Lady
(1972)
Song of the New World
(1973)
Asante
(1974)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[2]
The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide 4/5 stars[3]

Song of the New World is a 1973 album by jazz pianist McCoy Tyner, his fourth to be released on the Milestone label. It was recorded in April 1973 and features performances by Tyner with a big band including Sonny Fortune, Hubert Laws, Alphonse Mouzon and Virgil Jones and a string section on two tracks.

Reception[edit]

The Allmusic review by Scott Yanow states "The powerful pianist is in fine form and the main soloist throughout. Most memorable is the title cut and a reworking of "Afro Blue"".[4]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Afro Blue" (Santamaría) - 10:01
  2. "Little Brother" - 10:12
  3. "The Divine Love" - 7:31
  4. "Some Day" - 6:50
  5. "Song of the New World" - 6:50
All compositions by McCoy Tyner except as indicated

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Billboard June 23, 1973
  2. ^ Allmusic Review
  3. ^ Swenson, J. (Editor) (1985). The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide. USA: Random House/Rolling Stone. p. 194. ISBN 0-394-72643-X. 
  4. ^ Yanow, S. Allmusic Review accessed February 23, 2009.