i always wondered why miles never played with tyner. anybody know? they jistnever got around to it?
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he didn't like the way mccoy played.  in his autobiography with quincy troupe, he says "at first.(trane's band)..was all right.  then they became a cliche... i didn't like what mccoy was doing after awhile because all he was doing was banging the hell out of the baby grand piano and that wasn't hip for me...mccoy didn't have no touch after awhile.  he got monotonous, too, if you sat and listened to him for too long."
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one can understand why, if we compare the approach: mccoy play aggressive power  jazz, very full and even overloaded. this style   developed   under the strong influence of coltrane, and you can even say that coltrane did mccoy  for himself: showed to maccoy the chords, phrases, comping on piano. mccoy does not like long sounds, as in the ballads - only tremolo  or fast  passages.  
miles concept is completely different - especially the role of silence ...
so..how to explain why miles loved trane but not his vision going forward.  not for we mortals to answer.
i think miles was kind of a weird guy. i remember his quote' "hancock can't play" - of course herbie did end up playing with him

i was excited about seeing him live in the 80s and boy was i let down.  he meandered around the stage with his back to the audience, spitting out a note here and there along these long one chord jams...i wish i had used that money to buy pizza
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