Extensions is an album by jazz pianist McCoy Tyner released on the Blue Note label. It was recorded on February 9, and released in January It features performances by Tyner with Gary Bartz, Wayne Shorter, Ron Carter, Elvin Jones, and has Alice Coltrane on three tracks. Find album reviews, stream songs, credits and award information for Extensions - McCoy Tyner on AllMusic - - This stimulating LP has an interesting. Find a McCoy Tyner - Extensions first pressing or reissue. Complete your McCoy Tyner collection. Shop Vinyl and CDs.
13 Dec Languishing off-catalogue for many years, McCoy Tyner's Extensions may be the pianist's most unjustly neglected album. Strange days, for not only is the music ineffably vibrant, but Extensions is the only recording ever to feature Tyner alongside pianist and harpist Alice Coltrane, who replaced him in. Tyner's recent work, with a couple of notable exceptions, has been in the trio, duo or solo settings. Throughout the late '60s and the '70s, however, he put out a long series of small-group releases featuring some of the finest horn players of the day . "Extensions" is a gem among these. Gary Bartz and Wayne Shorter, two of. As Tyner was slowly building his solo career, he was still intent on remaining close to the Coltrane galaxy during his Blue Note period, but was gradually exploring his own world. With Elvin still around, the inevitable Carter on contrabass and Shorter on sax, we also find Bartz tooting his horn as well, and.
Extensions, an Album by McCoy Tyner. Released in January on Blue Note ( catalog no. BN-LA F; Vinyl LP). Genres: Modal Jazz. Rated # in the best albums of , and # in the greatest all-time album chart (according to RYM users). Featured peformers: McCoy Tyner (piano, composer), Alice Coltrane .