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McCoy Tyner is featured performing live in Hamburg, Germany.
Growing up in Philadelphia McCoy Tyner's piano playing was shaped early on by Bud Powell.
He became the first pianist in "Art Farmer's Jazztet" and in 1960 joined up with his good friend John Coltrane's Quartet along with drummer Elvin Jones and Jimmy Garrison on bass.
He also appeared as accompanist on the popular Coltrane record "My Favorite Things."
In 1966 he began rehearsing with an new trio embarking on a solo career he produced a series of five albums released on Blue Note Records over the next three years.
That's how we grow.