|Time for Tyner
|Studio album by
|17 May 1968
|Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ
|Jazz, post-bop, modal jazz
|Blue Note BST 84307
|McCoy Tyner chronology
Time for Tyner is the ninth album by jazz pianist McCoy Tyner and his third released on the Blue Note label. It was recorded in May 1968 and features performances by Tyner with Bobby Hutcherson, Herbie Lewis and Freddie Waits.
|The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide
The Penguin Guide to Jazz selected this album as part of its suggested "Core Collection" calling it "a powerhouse performance from first to last."The Allmusic review by Scott Yanow calls the album "A fine all-round showcase for McCoy Tyner in the late '60s".
All compositions by McCoy Tyner except as noted.
Stick-Up! is an album by jazz vibraphonist Bobby Hutcherson, released on the Blue Note label in 1968. The album is Hutcherson's first without drummer Joe Chambers. Billy Higgins took over on drums on the recording session. This recording also features Joe Henderson, which is the first recorded meeting of the vibrist and pianist McCoy Tyner. Five of the six tracks are Hutcherson compositions, with the exception being Ornette Coleman's "Una Muy Bonita".
Now! is an album by jazz vibraphonist Bobby Hutcherson, released on the Blue Note label. The album is the first of Hutcherson's to feature vocals, contributed by Gene McDaniels and a chorus. The CD reissue includes four tracks recorded live at the Hollywood Bowl, in 1977.
Afro Blue Impressions is an album by jazz musician John Coltrane recorded live in 1963 and released on the Pablo label in 1977 as a double LP.
The Procrastinator is an album by jazz trumpeter Lee Morgan released posthumously on the Blue Note label, featuring performances by Morgan, Wayne Shorter, Bobby Hutcherson, Herbie Hancock, Ron Carter and Billy Higgins. It was originally issued in 1978 as a double LP featuring tracks recorded in three different sessions: July 1967, September 1969 and October 1969. Alongside the US-issue there was a single album release in Japan the same year titled Lee Morgan All-Star Sextet, which only comprised the session of 1967 (ST-83023/GXF-3023). The first and remastered CD release, that came out in 1995 as part of the Blue Note "Connoisseur Series", included only this session. The remaining tracks of the original double album have been finally issued on CD in 1998 in Japan, then in 2003 in the US, as bonus tracks on Sonic Boom.
Ready for Freddie is an album by trumpeter Freddie Hubbard and was released on the Blue Note label in 1962 as BLP 4085 and BST 84085. In 2003, it was remastered and published on CD support. The two alternate takes didn't appear on the original LP. It features performances by Hubbard, Bernard McKinney, Wayne Shorter, McCoy Tyner, Art Davis and Elvin Jones.
Blue Spirits is an album by trumpeter Freddie Hubbard released on the Blue Note label. It would be his last studio album for Blue Note, recorded in the 1960s. It features performances by Hubbard, James Spaulding, Joe Henderson, Harold Mabern, Jr., Larry Ridley, Clifford Jarvis, Big Black, Kiane Zawadi, Hank Mobley, McCoy Tyner, Bob Cranshaw, Pete LaRoca. The CD release added tracks from a 1966 session featuring Hosea Taylor, Herbie Hancock, Reggie Workman, and Elvin Jones.
Reaching Fourth is the second album by jazz pianist McCoy Tyner which was released on the Impulse! label in 1963. It features performances by Tyner with Henry Grimes and Roy Haynes.
Tender Moments is the eighth album by jazz pianist McCoy Tyner and his second released on the Blue Note label. It was recorded in December 1967 and features performances by Tyner with Lee Morgan, Julian Priester, Bob Northern, Howard Johnson, James Spaulding, Bennie Maupin, Herbie Lewis, and Joe Chambers.
Expansions is the tenth album by jazz pianist McCoy Tyner and his fourth released on the Blue Note label. It was recorded in August 1968 and features performances by Tyner with Woody Shaw, Gary Bartz, Wayne Shorter, Ron Carter, Herbie Lewis, and Freddie Waits.
Cosmos is a double LP by jazz pianist McCoy Tyner released on the Blue Note label in August 1977. It contains material recorded in November 1968, April 1969 and July 1970 and features two trio performances by Tyner with Herbie Lewis, and Freddie Waits a larger group featuring Harold Vick, Al Gibbons and a string quartet and a sextet with Hubert Laws, Andrew White and Gary Bartz. The full album is only available on CD as part of the Mosaic Select 25: McCoy Tyner box set, but the three tracks from the July 21, 1970 recording session also appear on the CD release of Asante.
Asante is an album by jazz pianist McCoy Tyner released on the Blue Note label. It was recorded in 1970 and features performances by Tyner with Andrew White, Ted Dunbar, Buster Williams, Billy Hart, Mtume and "Songai" Sandra Smith providing vocals on two tracks. The Allmusic review by Scott Yanow states "Asante is a bit unusual for the emphasis is on group interplay rather than individual solos". The CD release adds three tracks that originally appeared on the album Cosmos (1976).
Sama Layuca is a studio album by American jazz pianist McCoy Tyner, released in 1974 by Milestone Records. It was recorded on March 26, 27, and 28, 1974, with sidemen John Stubblefield, Gary Bartz, Azar Lawrence, Bobby Hutcherson, Buster Williams, Billy Hart, Guilherme Franco and Mtume.
Atlantis is a live album by jazz pianist McCoy Tyner released on the Milestone label. It was recorded at the Keystone Korner in San Francisco on August 31 and September 1, 1974, and features Tyner in performance with Azar Lawrence, Juini Booth, Wilby Fletcher and Guilherme Franco.
Focal Point is a 1976 album by jazz pianist McCoy Tyner, his tenth to be released on the Milestone label. It was recorded during four days in August 1976 and features a septet fronted by three reed players, which were in part multiplied through overdubs. On one track Tyner is heard picking a dulcimer backed by tablas, evoking the sound of an Indian sitar. "Parody" is a duo by McCoy Tyner and Eric Gravatt on drums. The album was digitally mastered at Fantasy Studios in 1999 and re-released on Original Jazz Classics.
The Greeting is a 1978 live album by jazz pianist McCoy Tyner, his thirteenth release on the Milestone label. It was recorded in March 1978 at the Great American Music Hall and features performances by Tyner with a sextet featuring George Adams, Joe Ford, Charles Fambrough, Woody "Sonship" Theus and Guilherme Franco and a solo performance of John Coltrane's "Naima".
Together is a 1979 album by jazz pianist McCoy Tyner released on the Milestone label. It was recorded in August and September 1978 and features performances by Tyner with Freddie Hubbard, Hubert Laws, Bennie Maupin, Bobby Hutcherson, Stanley Clarke, Jack DeJohnette and Bill Summers.
Quartets 4 X 4 is a 1980 album by jazz pianist McCoy Tyner released on the Milestone label. It was recorded in March and May 1980 by Tyner with bassist Cecil McBee and Al Foster on drums featuring Freddie Hubbard, John Abercrombie, Bobby Hutcherson and Arthur Blythe each for one side of the original double LP. The album was digitally remastered and first issued on a single CD in 1993.
La Leyenda de La Hora is a 1981 album by jazz pianist McCoy Tyner released on the Columbia label. It features performances by Tyner with Paquito D'Rivera, Chico Freeman, Marcus Belgrave, Hubert Laws, Bobby Hutcherson and a string section.
Solo / Quartet is an album by American jazz vibraphonist Bobby Hutcherson recorded in 1981 and 1982 and released on the Contemporary label.
Inspiration is an album by American jazz trumpeter Eddie Henderson recorded in 1994 and released in 1995 on the Milestone label. The first nine tracks were previously released on the Japaneses VideoArts label as "Manhattan in Blue."