Horizon (McCoy Tyner album)

Horizon is a 1979 album by jazz pianist McCoy Tyner released on the Milestone label. It was recorded in April 1979 and features performances by Tyner with Joe Ford, George Adams, John Blake, Charles Fambrough, Al Foster and Guilherme Franco.

Horizon
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Studio album by
Released1980[1]
RecordedApril 24 & 25, 1979
StudioVan Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ
GenreJazz
Length39:11 (original LP)
LabelMilestone
ProducerOrrin Keepnews
McCoy Tyner chronology
Together
(1978)
Horizon
(1980)
Quartets 4 X 4
(1980)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic5/5 stars[2]
The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide3/5 stars[3]

ReceptionEdit

The Allmusic review by Michael G. Nastos states "Tyner realizes a perfectly balanced, extroverted, compatible and utterly unique front line. It enables him to offer some of the most remarkable, memorable and powerful music of his career".[4]

Track listingEdit

All compositions by McCoy Tyner except where noted

  1. "Horizon" - 12:01
  2. "Woman of Tomorrow" (Blake) - 7:41
  3. "Motherland" (Blake) 7:17
  4. "One for Honor" (Fambrough) - 4:29
  5. "Just Feelin'" - 7:44
  6. "Horizon" [alternate take] - 11:46 Bonus track on 2007 reissue

PersonnelEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b Horizon (McCoy Tyner album) at Discogs
  2. ^ Allmusic Review
  3. ^ Swenson, J., ed. (1985). The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide. USA: Random House/Rolling Stone. pp. 196. ISBN 0-394-72643-X.
  4. ^ Nastos, M. Allmusic Review accessed February 25, 2009.