McCoy Tyner “Enlightenment”

McCoy Tyner “Enlightenment”

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McCoy Tyner
Milestone/Victor (Japan) 1974
SMJ-9501~2 (2LP) gatefold sleeve. w/insert.
sleeve : VG+(light wear on corner, dirts.)
media : EX/EX,EX/EX(some slightly noises.)

Since 1960, McCoy Tyner, an American pianist who played a pivotal role as a core member of the John Coltrane Quartet, has showcased outstanding performances in historic albums such as 'Coltrane,' 'Ballad,' 'Love Supreme,' and 'Ascension.' The album I'm referring to was released in 1973. It features a live recording from the Montreux Jazz Festival in Switzerland, where Tyner performed with Azar Lawrence (tenor saxophone), Joony Booth (bass), and Alphonze Mouzon (drums). The album opens with a three-part grand suite, starting with an emotional piano and saxophone duo. Tyner, along with his quartet, continues to deliver a moving and elegant approach to spiritual jazz, inheriting Coltrane's legacy while transcending it with a more crossover and refined style. It's a remarkable performance that captures the essence of emotional and spiritual jazz.

A2: Enlightenment Suite, Part 1: Genesis
C2: Walk Spirit, Talk Spirit - Introduction

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