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McCoy Tyner and Charles McPherson to Perform Together at Jazz at Lincoln Center

The Apr. 5 and 6 shows will feature both musicians as they enter their eighties

McCoy Tyner, Detroit Jazz Festival 2013

Pianist McCoy Tyner turned 80 in December and alto saxophonist Charles McPherson turns 80 in July. To mark both of their birthdays, these renowned musicians will team up on Apr. 5 and 6 at Jazz at Lincoln Center in New York to celebrate their life and work.

Joining Wynton Marsalis’ Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra, Tyner and McPherson will play new big-band arrangements of their own compositions. The arrangements have been written by members of the orchestra.

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