Bobby Hutcherson

Bobby Hutcherson (Jan. 27, 1941 — Aug. 15, 2016) was an American vibraphonist from Los Angeles. He was born Robert Hutcherson on January 27, 1941, in Los Angeles. His earliest exposure to jazz came from his brother, Teddy, a fan of drummer/bandleader Art Blakey and a friend of saxophonist Dexter Gordon. Hutcherson’s sister, Peggy, sang […]

McCoy Tyner – Sama Layuca (1974)

Sama Layuca is an album by American post-bop pianist McCoy Tyner, released in 1974 on Milestone. The album is one in a series of rhythmically fervent, harmonically loaded titles that he cut for the label during the 1970s. Joining him on these sessions are a slew of players who made names for themselves during the […]