McCoy Tyner: The Springfield Gardens Years
McCoy Tyner was a New York based jazz pianist, recognized as one of the great musicians of his era. This exhibition also commemorates Tyner after his passing on March 6, 2020. From 1960-65 he was a member of the John Coltrane Quartet (aka The Classic Quartet). The other members were Jimmy Garrison (bass) and Elvin Jones (drums). It was at times during this period that he resided in Springfield Gardens, Queens. This exhibition will focus upon these years of his life and music, as well as his musical background and achievements.
Online Exhibit: https://queenshistoricalsociety.org/featured/mccoy-tyner/
Digital Panels: https://queenshistoricalsociety.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/01/McCoy-Tyner-Exhibition.pdf