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Fly with the wind

McCoy Tyner (performer)
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Title
Fly with the wind
Performer
McCoy Tyner 1938-2020
Publisher
Milestone, 1988
1 cd
Playing time
00:38:53
EAN
0025218906722
CDR
JEX0139
Placing suggestion
J1 - Jazz (Flemish music schema)

Availability in Flemish libraries

More than 1 times in Flemish libraries

About McCoy Tyner

Alfred McCoy Tyner (December 11, 1938 – March 6, 2020) was an American jazz pianist known for his work with the John Coltrane Quartet and a long solo career. He was an NEA Jazz Master and a five-time Grammy winner. Not a player of electric keyboards and synthesizers, he was committed to acoustic instrumentation. Tyner, who was widely imitated, was one of the most recognizable and most influential pianists in jazz history.

Early life and family

Tyner was born on December 11, 1938 in Philadelphia, the oldest of three children of Jarvis and Beatrice (Stevenson) Tyner. His younger brother Jarvis Tyner was the executive vice-chairman of the Communist Party USA. McCoy was encouraged to study piano by his mother. He began studying the piano at age 13 and within two years music had become the focal point in his life. He studied at West Philadelphia Music School and later at the Granoff School of…Read more on Wikipedia