Personnel: McCoy Tyner (piano); Bennie Maupin (tenor saxophone, bass clarinet); Freddie Hubbard (trumpet, flugelhorn); Hubert Laws (flute, alto flute); Bobby Hutcherson (vibraphone, marimba); Stanley Clarke (acoustic bass); Bill Summers (congas, percussion).
Recorded at Fantasy Studios, Berkeley, California from August 31-September 3, 1978.
Digitally remastered by Kirk Felton (1997, Fantasy Studios, Berkeley, California).
Personnel: McCoy Tyner (piano); Hubert Laws (flute, alto flute); Bennie Maupin (bass clarinet, tenor saxophone); Bobby Hutcherson (vibraphone, marimba); Stanley Clarke (acoustic bass); Jack DeJohnette (drums); Bill Summers (congas, percussion).
Audio Mixer: Jim Stern.
Audio Remasterer: Kirk Felton.
Recording information: 08/31/1978-09/03/1978.
Photographer: Phil Bray.
During his years on Milestone, McCoy Tyner had the opportunity to record in a variety of settings with many of his favorite players. For this disc the innovative pianist is featured with quite an all-star crew: trumpeter Freddie Hubbard, flutist Hubert Laws, Bennie Maupin on tenor and bass clarinet, vibraphonist Bobby Hutcherson, Stanley Clarke (in a rare appearance at the time on acoustic bass), drummer Jack DeJohnette and percussionist Bill Summers. In addition to a pair of Tyner's originals, songs were contributed by Laws, DeJohnette, Hutcherson and Hubbard ("One Of Another Kind"). The music is essentially high-quality advanced modal hard bop and each of the sidemen get their opportunities to be showcased. ~ Scott Yanow