The MODERN JAZZ QUARTET and MCCOY TYNER live again with “THE MONTREUX YEARS,” 2xLP/1 CD sets that cover their performances from 1981-2009. Both sets are out NOW!!

For decades, both legendary pianist MCCOY TYNER and the marvelous MODERN JAZZ QUARTET contributed volumes to the vocabulary of jazz music. Now, straight from the private collection of famed Montreux Jazz Festival creator and general manager CLAUDE NOBS, we have gotten more proof, if any was needed, that these performers were some of the best and most versatile players in the genre.

Welcome to the wonderful world of THE MONTREUX YEARS, a fantastic series of live recordings from years of performances at Montreux. Both McCoy Tyner and The Modern Jazz Quartet have releases in this series coming out NOW on 2xLP and CD!

Get your copy of The Modern Jazz Quartet set HERE.

Get McCoy Tyner’s collection HERE.


The Modern Jazz Quartet’s The Montreux Years installment offers up a showcase of some of John Lewis, Milt Jackson, Percy Heath and Connie Kay’s most iconic Montreux Jazz Festival live performances, recorded between 1985 and 1993. Remastered and presented on gatefold 180g vinyl 2LP with brand new liner notes, as well as rare photos from the festival.


Side A:

Ko-Ko – The Modern Jazz Quartet (Live at Casino Montreux 1989)

A Day in Dubrovnik – The Modern Jazz Quartet (Live at Casino Montreux 1989)

Side B:

Django – The Modern Jazz Quartet (Live at Auditorium Stravinski 1993)

Blues in A Minor – The Modern Jazz Quartet (Live at Auditorium Stravinski 1993)

Bags’ Groove – The Modern Jazz Quartet (Live at Casino Montreux 1985)

The Golden Striker – The Modern Jazz Quartet (Live at Auditorium Stravinski 1993)

Side C:

One Never Knows – The Modern Jazz Quartet (Live at Casino Montreux 1987)

Le Cannet – The Modern Jazz Quartet (Live at Casino Montreux 1985)

Side D:

Nature Boy – The Modern Jazz Quartet (Live at Casino Montreux 1985)

Rockin’ in Rhythm – The Modern Jazz Quartet (Live at Casino Montreux 1987)

True Blues – The Modern Jazz Quartet (Live at Casino Montreux 1990)



Tyner’s collection of tunes, which spans the years 1981-2009, shows the pianist’s range and his enduring skill. The audio has been expertly restored and remastered in superlative HD audio The release includes brand new liner notes and rare photos from his Montreux shows.



Side A:

Latino Suite – McCoy Tyner All Stars (Live at Casino Montreux 1986)

Eternally Yours – McCoy Tyner (Live at Casino Montreux 1981)

Side B:

Fly with the Wind – McCoy Tyner Trio (Live at Miles Davis Hall 2009)

Side C:

Walk Spirit, Talk Spirit – McCoy Tyner (Live at Casino Montreux 1981)

Ask Me Now – McCoy Tyner All Stars (Live at Casino Montreux 1986)

Side D:

African Village – McCoy Tyner Trio (Live at Miles Davis Hall 2009)

Ballad for Aisha – McCoy Tyner Trio (Live at Miles Davis Hall 2009)

All these incredible performances are available NOW on 2xLP and CD!

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