Aisha Tyner Bio, Wiki
Aisha Tyner is the wife of the late American jazz pianist, McCoy Tyner, who died on March 6, 2020. Her husband was best known for his work with the John Coltrane Quartet and a long solo career.
McCoy Tyner joined the Jazztet led by Benny Golson and Art Farmer in 1960. Six months later, Tyner joined the quartet of John Coltrane which included Elvin Jones and Jimmy Garrison. Tyner worked with the band during its extended run at the Jazz Gallery, replacing Steve Kuhn. McCoy Tyner played on Coltrane’s My Favorite Things for Atlantic. Between 1961 and 1965, the band toured almost non-stop recording the albums Live! at the Village Vanguard, A Love Supreme, Live at Birdland, Ballads, Crescent, and The John Coltrane Quartet Plays for Impulse!
While in Coltrane’s group, McCoy Tyner recorded albums as a leader in a piano trio. Tyner also appeared as a sideman on many Blue Note albums of the 1960s, although he was often credited as “etc.” on the cover of these albums to respect his contract with Impulse! Records. During the 1980s and 1990s, he worked in a trio that included Avery Sharpe on bass and Louis Hayes, then Aaron Scott, on drums. Tyner made solo albums for Blue Note, starting with Revelations (1988) and culminating in Soliloquy (1991).
Aisha Tyner Age
Aisha’s age is not known. Her husband, McCoy Tyner, was born on December 11, 1938, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. At the time of his death on March 6, 2020, he was 81 years old.
Aisha Tyner Height
Tyner stands at a height of 5 feet 4 inches.
Aisha Tyner Family
Tyner has managed to keep her personal life away from the limelight hence she has not disclosed any information about her parents. It is also not known if Tyner has any siblings.
Aisha Tyner Husband
Aisha was married to McCoy Tyner till the time of his death on March 6, 2020. The couple was blessed with three children. Her husband was the older brother of Jarvis Tyner, former executive vice chairman of the Communist Party USA.
Aisha Tyner Net Worth
Tyner’s net worth is currently under review and will be updated soon. Her husband had an estimated net worth of between $1 Million – $5 Million at the time of his death.
Aisha Tyner Husband’s Death
Aisha’s husband died on March 6, 2020, at the age of 81. His death was announced by his nephew Colby “Colb” Tyner, a podcast host and VP of programming for Radio One. He posted on both Twitter and Instagram.
Sad to announce the passing of my uncle McCoy Tyner. One of the best jazz pianist ever, a Philly legend #ripmccoytyner pic.twitter.com/IggZ8q4zns
— colbycolb (@colbycolb) March 6, 2020
His family also posted Tyner’s official social media accounts. “It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of jazz legend, Alfred ‘McCoy’ Tyner,” the captions read. “McCoy Tyner’s music and legacy will continue to inspire fans and future talent for generations to come.”
A statement from the Tyner family: pic.twitter.com/uZH2wHKN67
— McCoy Tyner (@RealMcCoyTyner) March 6, 2020
The table below answers some of the frequently asked questions about Tyner.
|Who is Tyner?||She is a wife of the late American jazz pianist, McCoy Tyner|
|Height||5 feet 4 inches|
|Net Worth||$1 Million – $5 Million|