McCoy Tyner Quintet

Blue Note , Greenwich Village Sunday October 6 2013 22:30
McCoy Tyner Quintet
Photograph: John Abbott
McCoy Tyner

While playing piano in John Coltrane’s historic early-to-mid-’60s quartet, Tyner employed a pentatonic-derived, African-tinged chordal vocabulary that gave left-hand accompaniment and right-hand line playing a palpably physical forward thrust. Still blazing new trails, he's firing up a set at his favorite Village digs.


Venue name: Blue Note
Address: 131 W 3rd St
New York
Cross street: between Sixth Ave and MacDougal St
Opening hours: Mon–Thu, Sun 6pm–1am; Fri, Sat 6pm–4am
Transport: Subway: A, C, E, B, D, F, M to W 4th St
Price: at tables $45 plus $5 minimum, at bar $30
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