McCoy Tyner: Expansions
** Blue Note's New Tone Poets Series** 180gr - 1LP's High Quality, Remastered, Gatefold Sleeve
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Pianist McCoy Tyner was an acknowledged force of nature. On the aptly named Expansions, Tyner performs at the head of a remarkable band that includes Woody Shaw on trumpet, Wayne Shorter on tenor sax, Gary Bartz on alto sax, Ron Carter on cello, Herbie Lewis on bass and Freddie Waits on drums.
Stand-out tracks in a program of four Tyner originals and one standard include the timeless masterpiece “Peresina” and the immersive opening track “Vision.”
Blue Note Records’ Tone Poet Audiophile Vinyl Reissue Series is produced by Joe Harley and features all-analog, mastered-from-the-original-master-tapes, 180g audiophile vinyl reissues in deluxe gatefold packaging. Mastering is by Kevin Gray (Cohearent Audio) and vinyl is manufactured at Record Technology Incorporated (RTI).
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