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Lee Morgan: Lee-way (1960) Blue Note

Selection: The Lion and the Wolff (tk.17)


No need to guess the dedication, Alfred and Francis,  but it took a lot of takes to get it right, take seventeen. 788 more words

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McLean's 'It's Time': Superb Musical Communication

SKF NOTE: One of my all-time favorite jazz tracks. The communication among these musicians on this track is S-U-P-E-R-B. Roy Haynes burns throughout. But my favorite listening is the rapport between Herbie Hancock and Jackie McLean. 36 more words

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Jackie McLean: A Fickle Sonance (1961) Blue Note/Toshiba (LNJ series) Test Pressing

Selection: A Fickle Sonance (Mclean)



Tommy Turrentine (trumpet) Jackie McLean (alto saxophone) Sonny Clark (piano) Butch Warren (bass) Billy Higgins (drums) Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, October 26, 1961… 973 more words

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Jackie McLean - Climax (1965)

From the album Jacknife.

Jackie McLean – alto saxophone
Charles Tolliver – trumpet
Larry Willis – piano
Larry Ridley – bass
Jack DeJohnette – drums… 12 more words

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Jackie Mclean: Jackie's Scene (1956-7) Esquire

Selection: Outburst (McLean)



Album recorded in two sessions over 1956/7, but not released until 1959, on Prestige’s New Jazz label..

December 14, 1956 session… 807 more words


BLP 1502: Miles Davis - Miles Davis Volume 2

Second albumn features cuts from three different sessions, moods range from ballads to toe tapping barn burners, has a looser feel then vol 1.

Take Off – 869 more words