McCoy Tyner

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Alfred McCoy Tyner (December 11, 1938 – March 6, 2020)[1] was an American jazz pianist, bandleader and composer. Tyner was known for his work with the John Coltrane Quartet and a long solo career.[2] He was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He played on Coltrane's My Favorite Things for Atlantic.

On June 25, 2019, The New York Times Magazine listed McCoy Tyner among hundreds of artists whose material was reportedly destroyed in the 2008 Universal fire.[3]

On March 6, 2020, Tyner died at his home in northern New Jersey at the age of 81.[1]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 Ratliff, Ben (March 6, 2020). "McCoy Tyner, Jazz Piano Powerhouse, Is Dead at 81". The New York Times. Retrieved March 6, 2020.
  2. "McCoy Tyner Biography". Mccoytyner.com. September 11, 2007. Archived from the original on May 9, 2008. Retrieved June 25, 2012.
  3. Rosen, Jody (June 25, 2019). "Here Are Hundreds More Artists Whose Tapes Were Destroyed in the UMG Fire". The New York Times. Retrieved June 28, 2019.

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