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McCoy Tyner
MCCOY TYNER appearing in 56 shows and/or playlists

MCCOY TYNER

EPISODES OF AMERICAN ROUTES WITH MCCOY TYNER

FROM THE SHOW: NEW ORLEANS JAZZ & HERITAGE FESTIVALS OF NOW AND YORE: SONNY ROLLINS, MCCOY TYNER, HERLIN RILEY, CELIA CRUZ, LEE KONITZ, TOPSY CHAPMAN & MORE

From the show "New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festivals of Now and Yore: Sonny Rollins, McCoy Tyner, Herlin Riley, Celia Cruz, Lee Konitz, Topsy Chapman & More " originally aired on May 3rd, 2017

FROM THE SHOW: MARTIN LUTHER KING: SOUNDS OF THE SPIRIT

Jazz pianist McCoy Tyner talks about his three greatest influences: John Coltrane, Martin Luther King and his mother.

FROM THE SHOW: MARTIN LUTHER KING IN WORDS AND MUSIC

Jazz pianist McCoy Tyner describes three guiding figures in his life: John Coltrane, Martin Luther King, and his mother, a beautician. Tyner grew up in Philadelphia, playing for his mother's clients, and has musical beginnings in classical, gospel, and R&B. Tyner describes how Coltrane's "Alabama" was inspired by one of King's speeches; and how Tyner himself was inspired by King, his mother, and his time Coltrane's Quartet.

NEW ORLEANS JAZZ & HERITAGE FESTIVALS OF NOW AND YORE: SONNY ROLLINS, MCCOY TYNER, HERLIN RILEY, CELIA CRUZ, LEE KONITZ, TOPSY CHAPMAN & MORE

This week on American Routes, we're celebrating the 47th annual New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival with songs and interviews from the performers that make the festival happen. We hear from longtime local favorites, like chanteuse Topsy Chapman and funk drummer Herlin Riley... as well as perennial visitors and jazz titans, McCoy Tyner and Sonny Rollins. We'll delve into the archives to remember the late Cuban songstress Celia Cruz... and revisit our interview with saxophonist Lee Konitz, who is making his Jazz Fest premier in 2017.

GIANTS OF JAZZ: THELONIOUS MONK AND JOHN COLTRANE

For this special American Routes program, we follow the lives of two giants of jazz: Thelonious Monk and John Coltrane. From their humble North Carolina beginnings to their triumphs on the world stage, we'll trace their individual and inspired paths to creativity. And we'll visit with the musicians who played with the greats, including McCoy Tyner and Pharoah Sanders, and the next generation, TS Monk and Ravi Coltrane.

GIANTS OF JAZZ: THELONIOUS MONK AND JOHN COLTRANE

For this special American Routes program, we follow the lives of two giants of jazz: Thelonious Monk and John Coltrane. From their humble North Carolina beginnings to their triumphs on the world stage, we'll trace their individual and inspired paths to creativity. And we'll visit with the musicians who played with the greats, including McCoy Tyner and Pharoah Sanders, and the next generation, TS Monk and Ravi Coltrane.

GIANTS OF JAZZ: THELONIOUS MONK AND JOHN COLTRANE

For this special American Routes program, we follow the lives of two giants of jazz: Thelonious Monk and John Coltrane. From their humble North Carolina beginnings to their triumphs on the world stage, we'll trace their individual and inspired paths to creativity. And we'll visit with the musicians who played with the greats, including McCoy Tyner and Pharoah Sanders, and the next generation, TS Monk and Ravi Coltrane.

GIANTS OF JAZZ: THELONIOUS MONK AND JOHN COLTRANE

For this special American Routes program, we follow the lives of two giants of jazz: Thelonious Monk and John Coltrane. From their humble North Carolina beginnings to their triumphs on the world stage, we'll trace their individual and inspired paths to creativity. And we'll visit with the musicians who played with the greats, including McCoy Tyner and Pharoah Sanders, and the next generation, TS Monk and Ravi Coltrane.

WHAT'S COOL?

American Routes poses the question: "What is cool?" A style, a state of mind, the perfect horn riff, just chillin'? Some guests from the past offer their answers, including Merle Haggard, Yo La Tengo, McCoy Tyner, T-Bone Burnett and Ray Charles. All backed up, of course, by our "cool" music mix.

WHAT'S COOL?

American Routes poses the question: "What is cool?" A style, a state of mind, the perfect horn riff, just chillin'? Some guests from the past year offer their answers, including Merle Haggard, Yo La Tengo, McCoy Tyner, T-Bone Burnett and Ray Charles. All backed up, of course, by our "cool" music mix (depicted: clarinet player Don Byron and Yale art historian of "coolness" Robert Farris Thompson).

MARTIN LUTHER KING: SOUNDS OF THE SPIRIT

Honoring the late Civil Rights leader with a bittersweet, yet uplifting mix of music and songs. Jazz pianist McCoy Tyner reflects on his three major influences: his mother, John Coltrane and MLK. Plus jazz and classical composer/performer Hannibal Lokumbe and his masterwork "African Portraits". Musical selections from strong voices Aretha Franklin, Lead Belly, Woody Guthrie, Bruce Springsteen and Burning Spear.

WHAT'S COOL?

American Routes poses the question: "What is cool?" A style, a state of mind, the perfect horn riff, just chillin'? Some guests from the past year offer their answers, including Merle Haggard, Yo La Tengo, McCoy Tyner, T-Bone Burnett and Ray Charles. All backed up, of course, by our "cool" music mix (depicted: clarinet player Don Byron and Yale art historian of "coolness" Robert Farris Thompson).

MARTIN LUTHER KING IN WORDS AND MUSIC

The spirit of the late Civil Rights leader informs this bittersweet, but uplifting look back and ahead. Includes jazz pianist McCoy Tyner's reflections on great piano "professors," his own life in the avant-garde, and his musical and spiritual associations with the legendary late saxophonist John Coltrane. Plus a visit with jazz and classical composer/performer Hannibal Lokumbe regarding his "African Portraits" with the Chicago Symphony.

FROM THE SHOW: NEW ORLEANS JAZZ & HERITAGE FESTIVALS OF NOW AND YORE: SONNY ROLLINS, MCCOY TYNER, HERLIN RILEY, CELIA CRUZ, LEE KONITZ, TOPSY CHAPMAN & MORE

From the show "New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festivals of Now and Yore: Sonny Rollins, McCoy Tyner, Herlin Riley, Celia Cruz, Lee Konitz, Topsy Chapman & More " originally aired on May 3rd, 2017

FROM THE SHOW: THE ART OF MUSIC: RICHIE HAVENS, PETER MAX & HATCH SHOW PRINT

From the show "The Art of Music: Richie Havens, Peter Max & Hatch Show Print" originally aired on May 7th, 2014

FROM THE SHOW: PHILADELPHIA SOUNDS

From the show "Philadelphia Sounds" originally aired on March 19th, 2014

FROM THE SHOW: PHILADELPHIA SOUNDS

From the show "Philadelphia Sounds" originally aired on August 15th, 2012

FROM THE SHOW: THE ART OF MUSIC: RICHIE HAVENS, PETER MAX & HATCH SHOW PRINT

From the show "The Art of Music: Richie Havens, Peter Max & Hatch Show Print" originally aired on September 7th, 2011

FROM THE SHOW: PHILADELPHIA SOUNDS

From the show "Philadelphia Sounds" originally aired on June 8th, 2011

FROM THE SHOW: PHILADELPHIA SOUNDS

From the show "Philadelphia Sounds" originally aired on November 3rd, 2010

FROM THE SHOW: THE ART OF MUSIC: RICHIE HAVENS, PETER MAX & HATCH SHOW PRINT

From the show "The Art of Music: Richie Havens, Peter Max & Hatch Show Print " originally aired on October 27th, 2010

FROM THE SHOW: DAVID AMRAM & MARCUS ROBERTS

From the show "David Amram & Marcus Roberts" originally aired on October 20th, 2010

FROM THE SHOW: THE ART OF MUSIC: RICHIE HAVENS, PETER MAX & HATCH SHOW PRINT

From the show "The Art of Music: Richie Havens, Peter Max & Hatch Show Print " originally aired on April 7th, 2010

FROM THE SHOW: A CHANGE IS GONNA COME: WORDS AND MUSIC IN THE SPIRIT OF MARTIN LUTHER KING

From the show "A Change is Gonna Come: Words and Music in the Spirit of Martin Luther King" originally aired on January 13th, 2010

FROM THE SHOW: COOL IVORIES: TOM WAITS & DAVE BRUBECK

From the show "Cool Ivories: Tom Waits & Dave Brubeck" originally aired on December 16th, 2009

FROM THE SHOW: WHAT'S COOL?

From the show "What's Cool?" originally aired on November 11th, 2009

FROM THE SHOW: WHAT'S COOL?

From the show "What's Cool?" originally aired on November 11th, 2009

FROM THE SHOW: A CHANGE IS GONNA COME: WORDS AND MUSIC IN THE SPIRIT OF MARTIN LUTHER KING

From the show "A Change is Gonna Come: Words and Music in the Spirit of Martin Luther King" originally aired on January 14th, 2009

FROM THE SHOW: DAVID AMRAM & MARCUS ROBERTS

From the show "David Amram & Marcus Roberts" originally aired on November 12th, 2008

FROM THE SHOW: TOM WAITS & DAVE BRUBECK

From the show "Tom Waits & Dave Brubeck" originally aired on January 23rd, 2008

FROM THE SHOW: THE NEW YEAR

From the show "The New Year" originally aired on December 30th, 1998

FROM THE SHOW: JUNIOR BROWN

From the show "Junior Brown" originally aired on October 7th, 1998

FROM THE SHOW: WATER - DOC CHEATHAM & NICHOLAS PAYTON

From the show "Water - Doc Cheatham & Nicholas Payton" originally aired on August 12th, 1998

FROM THE SHOW: WATER - DOC CHEATHAM & NICHOLAS PAYTON

From the show "Water - Doc Cheatham & Nicholas Payton" originally aired on April 1st, 1998

FROM THE SHOW: JUNIOR BROWN

From the show "Junior Brown" originally aired on February 3rd, 1999

FROM THE SHOW: WILLIE NELSON AND JOHN JACKSON

From the show "Willie Nelson and John Jackson" originally aired on November 29th, 2000

FROM THE SHOW: JAZZ FEST/LOUIS ARMSTRONG

From the show "Jazz Fest/Louis Armstrong" originally aired on April 26th, 2000

FROM THE SHOW: DOLLY PARTON

From the show "Dolly Parton" originally aired on April 5th, 2000

FROM THE SHOW: WILLIE NELSON / JOHN JACKSON

From the show "Willie Nelson / John Jackson" originally aired on November 14th, 2001

FROM THE SHOW: WHAT'S COOL?

From the show "What's Cool?" originally aired on September 5th, 2001

FROM THE SHOW: WHAT'S COOL?

From the show "What's Cool?" originally aired on September 5th, 2001

FROM THE SHOW: MARTIN LUTHER KING IN WORDS AND MUSIC

From the show "Martin Luther King in Words and Music" originally aired on January 10th, 2001

FROM THE SHOW: WHAT'S COOL?

From the show "What's Cool?" originally aired on July 24th, 2002

FROM THE SHOW: WHAT'S COOL?

From the show "What's Cool?" originally aired on July 24th, 2002

FROM THE SHOW: MARTIN LUTHER KING: SOUNDS OF THE SPIRIT

From the show "Martin Luther King: Sounds of the Spirit" originally aired on January 16th, 2002

FROM THE SHOW: AMERICAN ROUTES 5TH ANNIVERSARY

From the show "American Routes 5th Anniversary" originally aired on December 24th, 2003

FROM THE SHOW: AMERICAN ROUTES 5TH ANNIVERSARY

From the show "American Routes 5th Anniversary" originally aired on July 30th, 2003

FROM THE SHOW: WILLIE NELSON / JOHN JACKSON

From the show "Willie Nelson / John Jackson" originally aired on April 21st, 2004

FROM THE SHOW: DOLLY PARTON

From the show "Dolly Parton" originally aired on March 10th, 2004

FROM THE SHOW: WHAT'S COOL?

From the show "What's Cool?" originally aired on February 4th, 2004

FROM THE SHOW: WHAT'S COOL?

From the show "What's Cool?" originally aired on February 4th, 2004

FROM THE SHOW: TOM WAITS / DAVE BRUBECK

From the show "Tom Waits / Dave Brubeck" originally aired on September 21st, 2005

FROM THE SHOW: DOLLY PARTON

From the show "Dolly Parton" originally aired on March 30th, 2005

FROM THE SHOW: COOL IVORIES: TOM WAITS AND DAVE BRUBECK

From the show "Cool Ivories: Tom Waits and Dave Brubeck" originally aired on February 16th, 2005

FROM THE SHOW: DAVID AMRAM & MARCUS ROBERTS

From the show "David Amram & Marcus Roberts" originally aired on November 29th, 2006

FROM THE SHOW: DAVID AMRAM & MARCUS ROBERTS

From the show "David Amram & Marcus Roberts" originally aired on July 11th, 2007

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