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Primary Instrument: Piano

Born: December 11, 1938

It is not an overstatement to say that modern jazz has been shaped by the music of McCoy Tyner. His blues- based piano style, replete with sophisticated chords and an explosively percussive left hand has transcended conventional styles to become one of the most identifiable sounds in improvised music. His harmonic contributions and dramatic rhythmic devices form the vocabulary of a majority of jazz pianists.

Born in 1938 in Philadelphia, he became a part of the fertile jazz and R&B scene of the early ‘50s. His parents imbued him with a love for music from an early age. His mother encouraged him to explore his musical interests through formal training....
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Music

Featured recording “Inception”

Inception

Impulse!
1962
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    Inception

    Impulse!
    2012
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    McCoy Tyner: Extensions

    Blue Note Records
    2011
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    Fly With The Wind

    Concord Music Group
    2009
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    Guitars

    Half Note Records
    2008
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    Fly With The Wind

    Concord Music Group
    2008
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    McCoy Tyner: Guitars

    Half Note Records
    2008
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    Quartet

    Half Note Records
    2008
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