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Blue Note 75 for 75: McCoy Tyner's The Real McCoy (1967)

Our thirty-third feature for Blue Note 75 for 75 is McCoy Tyner’s stone-cold classic, The Real McCoy. Reminiscing about the recording of this session, McCoy’s debut for the label after leaving Coltrane’ group, producer and label head Alfred Lion had this to say about the album: “It’s a pure jazz session. 205 more words


Ron Carter: Dear Miles,

Ron Carter was part of the second great Miles Davis Quintet – he left when Miles became a jazz-fusion hero – keeping his recordings away from those new Miles’ explorations. 89 more words


Album of the Week: Freddie Hubbard "Red Clay"

This is perhaps my favorite album by Freddie Hubbard. Red Clay is a classic album that combines blues and bop to create not just an essential Jazz fusion album, but an essential album for all jazz lovers regardless of their love, or lack of love for fusion. 810 more words



Quartet is the thirty-fourth album by jazz pianist Herbie Hancock. Hancock along with Ron Carter and Tony Williams reunited, and toured with a young Wynton Marsalis. 85 more words

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