Jackie McLean / John Jenkins – Alto Madness

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Alto Madness is an album by saxophonists Jackie McLean and John Jenkins recorded in 1957 and released on the Prestige label.

” McLean became much more individual within a few years, while Jenkins would fade from the scene altogether. This likable jam session features plenty of tradeoffs by the two altoists.” – Scott Yanow/AllMusic.

Track listing:
“Alto Madness” (Jackie McLean) – 11:48
“Windy City” (John Jenkins) – 6:59
“The Lady Is a Tramp” (Lorenz Hart, Richard Rodgers) – 6:49
“Easy Living” (Ralph Rainger, Leo Robin) – 7:35
“Pondering” (John Jenkins) – 6:15

Jackie McLean, John Jenkins – alto saxophone
Wade Legge – piano
Doug Watkins – bass
Art Taylor – drums


Released: 1957
Recorded: May 3, 1957
Studio: Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, New Jersey
Length: 39:26
Label: Prestige
PRLP 7114
Producer: Bob Weinstock