A young McCoy overcomes poverty to become the most influential jazz pianist of his time. After receiving his first break with Benny Golson’s Jazztet, McCoy decides to join John Coltrane’s band and the legendary album, A Love Supreme is born. Coltrane’s sound veers in a different direction and McCoy decides to leave Coltrane’s band and chart his own path. In the process, he develops a sound that transcends jazz and speaks to your soul.


Random Acts of Flyness meets Chasing Trane.

  • An anthology of key moments in McCoy Tyner’s life
  • A tapestry of adversity, community, mentorship, and jazz


I am
Creative. Collaborator. Activist. Educator. Love-spreader. Son, Brother and Uncle.
My father. An 80-year-old man who is still on the front lines, fighting for peace and justice.
What would you sell to tell your story?
I would sell my turntables and my collection of 5000 records.
Favorite Book
Outliers by Malcolm Gladwell - Love his non-fiction storytelling.
Super Power
I have an Internal GPS.
Self-Care Routine:
Starting the day with a big laugh and ending the day with appreciating one person in my life.