McCoy Tyner: Time for Tyner

Since leaving the John Coltrane Quartet McCoy Tyner has recorded a lot of albums as a leader, a fact that is often overlooked by many jazz fans. The period immediately after his exit from the Coltrane band was a fruitful one, with The Real McCoy and Tender Moments (the latter featuring an octet) both recorded the prior year. Time for Tyner, though, is a significant recording, featuring as it does vibraphonist Bobby Hutcherson, with whom Tyner still records and tours periodically. They are perfectly complementary musicians on this CD, and it says much about their musical relationship that they still find it fruitful to work together after all these years.

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