Trident (McCoy Tyner album)

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Studio album by McCoy Tyner
Released 1975
Recorded February 18–19, 1975
Fantasy Studios, Berkeley
Genre Jazz
Length 40:47
Label Milestone
MSP 9063
Producer Orrin Keepnews
McCoy Tyner chronology
Fly with the Wind

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

Critical reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars[2]
The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide 5/5 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



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