Journey (McCoy Tyner album)

Journey is an album by McCoy Tyner's Big Band released on the Birdology label in 1993. It was recorded in May 1993 and features performances by Tyner's Big Band, which included Steve Turre, Joe Ford, Billy Harper, Avery Sharpe and Frank Lacy.

Journey
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Studio album by
Released1993
RecordedMay 24–27, 1993
StudioClinton Recording Studio, Skyline Studios, New York City
GenreJazz
Length59:42
LabelBirdology
ProducerJean-François Deiber
McCoy Tyner chronology
The Turning Point
(1992)
Journey
(1993)
Manhattan Moods
(1993)

ReceptionEdit

Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic     [1]

The Allmusic review by Ron Wynn states that "While this isn't among Tyner's greatest recordings, it's still a rigorous, often exciting big-band date".[1]

Track listingEdit

  1. "Samba Dei Ber" (Rangelov) - 4:20
  2. "Juanita" (Turre) 11:00
  3. "Choices" (Mackrel) - 11:17
  4. "You Taught My Heart to Sing" (Cahn, Tyner) - 6:17
  5. "Peresina" - 11:15
  6. "Blues on the Corner" - 9:29
  7. "January in Brasil" (Sharpe) - 6:04
All compositions by McCoy Tyner except as indicated
  • Recorded in NYC, November 19 & 20, 1991

PersonnelEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b Wynn, R. Allmusic Review accessed March 5, 2009.