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McCoy Tyner

American jazz pianist

Died when: 81 years 86 days (974 months)
Star Sign: Sagittarius

 

McCoy Tyner

Alfred McCoy Tyner (December 11, 1938 – March 6, 2020) was an American jazz pianist and composer known for his work with the John Coltrane Quartet and a long solo career.

He was an NEA Jazz Master and a five-time Grammy winner.Not a player of electric keyboards and synthesizers, he was committed to acoustic instrumentation.

Tyner, who was widely imitated, was one of the most recognizable and most influential pianists in jazz history.


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