My musings on McCoy Tyner

My memories of the jazz giant who was a true force of nature at the piano.

Legendary jazz pianist, McCoy Tyner passed away on Friday. He was 81 years old. I had the great fortune of meeting and getting to be around Mr. Tyner during my time with Jazz at Lincoln Center (JALC) 2000–2006. I was even able to introduce him to my prepubescent son, Wynton Kelly Stone Guess, who got the chance to sit at the piano before him and play Th…

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