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Justin Grinnell Jazz Quartet

April 09, 2017

06:30 PM - 07:30 PM


The Grossmont College Music Department presents the Justin Grinnell Jazz Quartet's "The Real McCoy: A Tribute to Pianist McCoy Tyner" 6:30-7:30 p.m. Sunday, April 9, featuring Grossmont College music instructor Justin Grinnell on bass and special guests Ian Tordella - tenor sax; Jason Shattil - piano; and Matt Smith - drums.

Tyner is a jazz pianist from Philadelphia, known for his work with the John Coltrane Quartet and a long solo career. After leaving Coltrane's group, Tyner produced a series of post-bop albums released on Blue Note Records from 1967 to 1970, which included The Real McCoy (1967), Tender Moments (1967), Time for Tyner (1968), Expansions (1968) and Extensions (1970). Soon thereafter he moved to the Milestone label and recorded many influential albums.

The performance is at Grossmont College's Recital Hall Building 26, Room 220, and admission is: $10 general, $8 seniors, $5 students. 

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