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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..

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Pete LaRoca: The Classic Drum Solo

My early 1970’s introduction to Jackie McLean’s New Soil (recorded 1959) was through a brand new cut-out LP from a store in Davenport, Iowa. It’s a great album by great musicians: … 101 more words

Scott K Fish

Updated: more rips! Jackie McLean: Right Now! (1965) Blue Note/Liberty UA

September 7, UPDATE!

“Eleven out Ten LJC readers who expressed a preference asked for more comparative rips, to hear for themselves what alternative editions sound like”.

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My Edinburgh International Book Festival debut...

Okay, so the headline is misleading but perhaps you’ll forgive me in my excitement. It was indeed my Edinburgh International Book Festival debut as an author. 552 more words

Helen MacKinven

Around the World in 3 Days

I travelled east three times last week (by train not in a hot air balloon!) to the Edinburgh International Book Festival. The theme for this year’s programme was ‘ 488 more words

Jackie McLean | Let Freedom Ring

While listening to this album Let Freedom Ring I had to check its release date several times – 1962 – it’s unbelievably modern, Jackie McLean… 42 more words


Jackie McLean: Hipnosis (1962/67) Blue Note/ UA (1978)

Further adventures in vintage Blue-Note-on-a-Budget twofer series… with more McLean, great stuff,  and some not so good news for Hubbard fans with the “other” twofer series…read on. 976 more words

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