Brand Management Firm to Oversee Legacy Preservation and Personality Rights Opportunities for Band Leader and Virtuoso
NEW YORK, Dec. 6, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — ALG Brands (“ALG”) has been tapped to represent jazz icon McCoy Tyner, it was announced today by ALG CEO Ashley Austin.
See the complete press release here
On Friday June 8, Impulse! will announce the June 29 release of “Both Directions at Once: The Lost Album,” a full set of material recorded by the quartet on a single day in March 1963, then eventually stashed away and lost. The family of Coltrane’s first wife, Juanita Naima Coltrane, recently discovered his personal copy of the recordings, which she had saved, and brought it to the label’s attention. It features the members of his so-called classic quartet — the bassist Jimmy Garrison, the drummer Elvin Jones and the pianist McCoy Tyner
From the New York Times-read the story here!
The Jazz Foundation of America Presents the 15th Annual “A Great Night In Harlem” at the Apollo Theater on Thursday, October 27th, 2016.
For 27 years, the Jazz Foundation of America has been keeping jazz & blues alive by helping the musicians who played with everyone from Duke Ellington & Billie Holiday to Jimi Hendrix & The Rolling Stones. We now assist in more than 7,000 cases a year nationwide.
This night will transport you with thrilling moments of music and real life stories of musicians saved by JFA.
Hosted by Danny Glover and Joe Morton. Honoring Dr. John and McCoy Tyner. Additional performers include the John Mayer Trio, Jon Batiste, Bruce Willis, Robert Cray, and Robert Randolph.
Concert Doors Open at 7:30
October 27th, 2016
253 West 125th Street, New York, NY (btw 7th & 8th Ave.)
Hoping for many more to come, and more music along the way!
Here is the review from the Chicago Tribune on McCoy’s December 4th concert at Orchestra Hall that featured performances by Danilo Perez and Geri Allen.
Prior to his performance at Orchestra Hall on December 4th, the Chicago tribune published this article on McCoy’s life today and his influence over the decades, including memories of working with the John Coltrane Quartet.
Read the article here:
McCoy is featured in a fascinating interview from the year 2000 on the “Innerviews” website. Author Anil Prasad has been talking with luminaries from the world of jazz and other creative musics for some time, and his skills are on display here as well. It’s a sweeping review of McCoy’s career and contains his thoughts on the current jazz scene, which still hold true today.
Anil Prasad, Innerviews, Jazz, McCoy Tyner
A memorial was help for the great Bruce Lundvall on October 3rd at St. Peter’s Church in Manhattan. McCoy was among the many guests who attended, and had a few words prepared to say, but time did not allow it. Here is what McCoy prepared:
I will always remember Bruce fondly. From our time together at Columbia/Sony, Elektra Musician, and most importantly, Blue Note Records. I admired him for his vision, creative spirit, and character. May his legacy live within us forever.