Monday, July 04, 2005

McCoy Tyner Quintet | Carnegie Hall | New York, NY | Jul 4, 1975

McCoy Tyner - piano
Azar Lawrence - tenor, soprano saxes
Juni Booth - bass
Howard King - drums
Guillerme Franco - percussion

Powerhouse pianist McCoy Tyner is in superb form on this July 4th set at Carnegie Hall as part of the 1975 Newport Jazz Festival. Accompanied by his touring band at the time, which consisted of saxophonist Azar Lawrence, bassist Junie Booth, drummer Howard King, and percussionist Guillerme Franco, Tyner carries on in the searching spirit he had established as a member of John Coltrane's potent quartet of the '60s. That same conviction and depth of expression is apparent in this incendiary set...

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