McCoy Tyner – Sama Layuca (Full Album)

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Sama Layuca is a studio album by American jazz pianist McCoy Tyner, released in 1974 by Milestone Records.

The Allmusic review by Scott Yanow awarded the album 4½ stars and said that Tyner is “heard at the height of his powers throughout this rewarding set”, which serves as “a strong example of McCoy Tyner’s music”.

Track listing:
All songs composed by McCoy Tyner.

“Sama Layuca” – 8:37
“Above the Rainbow” – 3:02
“La Cubaña” – 10:26
“Desert Cry” – 4:57
“Paradox” – 16:27

McCoy Tyner – piano
John Stubblefield – oboe, flute
Gary Bartz – alto saxophone
Azar Lawrence – tenor saxophone soprano saxophone
Bobby Hutcherson – vibes, marimba
Buster Williams –  bass
Billy Hart – drums
Guilherme Franco – percussion
James Mtume – percussion


Released: 1974
Recorded: March 26–28, 1974
Length: 43:29
Label: Milestone
Producer: Orrin Keepnews