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things ain't what they used to be...

In 1962,  many very talented, young jazz artists were beginning to make their voices heard on the scene. Consider the following, along with the age they turned that year: 591 more words

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Fifty Year Friday: Jackie McLean "Demon's Dance"

Unlike most rock albums of 1967 and 1968, in which there is a focused effort to release the material fairly soon, perhaps partly due to the quickly changing musical landscape in pop, many jazz recording sessions of 1967, did not get released until some time later, partially due to the lack of commercial interest in jazz music at that time: the six tracks that make up  481 more words

Fifty Year Friday

World of Jazz 255


  1. Muhal Richard Abrams – Plus Equal Minus Balance – Blu Blu Blu
  2. Brian Charette – Doll Fin – Kurrent
  3. Slow Is Posssible – Hunting Weather – Moonwatchers…
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Jackie McLean - Action (1964, Liberty, Blue Note)



  • MONO
  • Second US issue on Division of Liberty labels
  • No VAN GELDER stamp
  • Vinyl – VG+
  • Sleeve – VG (promo stamp)


When does one expect to hear high-pitched saxophone overblowing?

Not during the ballad “I’ll Keep Loving You” as performed by Jackie McLean.


Yeah, that was a surprise. 314 more words