Trident (McCoy Tyner album)

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Trident
Trident (album).jpg
Studio album by
Released1975
RecordedFebruary 18–19, 1975
Fantasy Studios, Berkeley
GenreJazz
Length40:47
LabelMilestone
MSP 9063
ProducerOrrin Keepnews
McCoy Tyner chronology
Atlantis
(1974)
Trident
(1975)
Fly with the Wind
(1976)

Trident is a 1975 album by jazz pianist McCoy Tyner (born 1938), his eighth to be released on the Milestone label. It was recorded in February 1975 and features performances by Tyner with Ron Carter (born 1937) and Elvin Jones (1927–2004). It is available on CD.[1]

Critical reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic4.5/5 stars[2]
The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide5/5 stars[3]

The Allmusic review by Scott Yanow states "Pianist McCoy Tyner's first full-length trio album since 1964 was one of his most popular... this set finds Tyner in peak form".[2]

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by McCoy Tyner except as indicated

  1. "Celestial Chant" - 7:00
  2. "Once I Loved" (de Moraes, Gilbert, Jobim) - 7:53
  3. "Elvin (Sir) Jones" - 5:27
  4. "Land of the Lonely" - 7:33
  5. "Impressions" (Coltrane) - 5:03
  6. "Ruby, My Dear" (Monk) - 7:51

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Milestone Records, discography no. 9063
  2. ^ a b Yanow, Scott. Trident at AllMusic. Retrieved September 4, 2011.
  3. ^ Swenson, J., ed. (1985). The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide. USA: Random House/Rolling Stone. p. 194. ISBN 0-394-72643-X.