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McCoy Tyner and the Latin All-Stars

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Download links and information about McCoy Tyner and the Latin All-Stars by McCoy Tyner. This album was released in 1999 and it belongs to Jazz genres. It contains 7 tracks with total duration of 01:01:49 minutes.

Artist: McCoy Tyner
Release date: 1999
Genre: Jazz
Tracks: 7
Duration: 01:01:49
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Tracks

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No. Title Length
1. Festival In Bahia 11:02
2. Poinciana 6:59
3. Afro Blue 12:23
4. A Song for Love 10:34
5. La Habana Sol 8:36
6. We Are Our Fathers' Sons 5:24
7. Blue Bossa 6:51

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McCoy Tyner's percussive piano style has always worked well within an Afro-Cuban groove, and this recording provides an excellent setting for him and his all-star lineup to work in. Mixing genre classics like "Afro Blue" and "Poinciana" with original material, Tyner's first release for the Telarc label provides a completely satisfying, highly rhythmic experience. Regular bassist Avery Sharpe combines with a three-man percussion section to propel the group's extended explorations. Besides the leader's instantly recognizable pianistic flurries and fat, two-handed chords, the front-line foursome of flute whiz Dave Valentin, saxophonist Gary Bartz, trumpeter Claudio Roditi and bone-and-shell man Steve Turre is superb, both in ensemble passages and individual solo spots. In the course of his long career, McCoy Tyner has recorded in nearly every conceivable setting. Though many of his solo, trio and quartet dates are superb, his expansive style has often been most enjoyably showcased in the company of multiple horns. From the rollicking opener "Festival in Bahia," to the beautiful "A Song for Love," to the straightforward timbale-driven Latin groove of "We Are Our Father's Sons," McCoy Tyner & the Latin All-Stars makes a potent case for inclusion in the upper tier of Tyner's catalog.