Jackie McLean – Strange Blues (Full Album)

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Strange Blues is an album by American saxophonist Jackie McLean recorded in 1957 and released on the Prestige label.

The Allmusic review by Scott Yanow awarded the album 4 stars and wrote: “A generally strong set chiefly recommended to Jackie McLean completists”.

Track listing:
“Strange Blues”(Jackie McLean) – 7:32
“Millie’s Pad” (Webster Young) – 11:15
“What’s New?” (Johnny Burke, Bob Haggart) – 6:35
“Disciples Love Affair” (Ray Draper) – 6:49
“Not So Strange Blues” (Jackie McLean) – 4:49
Recorded at Van Gelder Studion in Hackensack, New Jersey on February 15 (track 1), July 12 (tracks 2, 4 & 5) and August 30 (track 3), 1957.

Personnel:
Jackie McLean – alto saxophone
Webster Young – trumpet (tracks 2 & 4)
Ray Draper – tuba (tracks 2 & 4)
Gil Coggins (track 3), Jon Mayer (tracks 2, 4 & 5), Mal Waldron (track 1) – piano
Paul Chambers (track 3), Art Phipps (track 1), Bill Salter (tracks 2, 4 & 5) – bass
Louis Hayes (track 3), Art Taylor (track 1), Larry Ritchie (tracks 2, 4 & 5) – drums

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Released: 1967
Recorded: February 15 & July 12, 1957
Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, New Jersey
Length: 37:15
Label: Prestige
PR 7500
Producer: Don Schlitten

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