The great McCoy Tyner, a phenomenal, electrifying pianist, first came to prominence as the keyboardist for John Coltrane’s quartet, in 1960. He went on to bedazzle countless listeners as a bandleader himself. Born December 11, 1938, Tyner died today, March 6, 2020. He will be mourned by millions.
A sampler/primer of some of the greats. Some neglected gems. Some masterworks. Some __________.
The great man, pictured also with lyricist and co-composer Bernie Taupin.
The astonishing Cecil Taylor.