Jackie McLean Discography

1948 (age 17)

Charlie Singleton Septet

Lowell Lewis (trumpet) Charlie Singleton (alto sax) "Chan" (tenor sax) Jackie McLean (baritone sax) Gildo Mahones (piano) Martin Rivera (bass) John Godfrey (drums)
1948?
Camel Walkin'Star 719
Hard Times Are Coming-
* Star 719   Charlie Singleton - Camel Walkin' / Hard Times Are Coming

1951 (age 20)

Miles Davis Sextet

Miles Davis (trumpet) Jackie McLean (alto sax) Sonny Rollins (tenor sax) Walter Bishop Jr. (piano) Tommy Potter (bass) Art Blakey (drums)
Apex Studios, NYC, October 5, 1951
228ConceptionPrestige 868, PREP 1349, PRLP 124, PRLP 7013, PR 7457, PR 7744; New Jazz NJLP 8296; Prestige PR 24022, P-24054; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-005-2
229Out Of The BluePrestige 876, PREP 1361, PRLP 140, PRLP 7012, PR 7744, P-24054
230DenialPrestige PREP 1361, PRLP 7012, PR 7744, P-24054
231BluingPrestige 846, 868, PREP 1355, PRLP 140, PRLP 7012, PR 7744, P-24054
232DigPrestige 777, 45-321, PREP 1339, PRLP 124, PRLP 7012, PR 7298, PR 7744, P-24054
* Prestige PRLP 7013; Original Jazz Classics OJC-1726, OJCCD-1726-2   Various Artists - Conception
* Prestige PR 7457   Miles Davis' Greatest Hits
* Prestige PR 7744   Miles Davis - Conception
* New Jazz NJLP 8296; Prestige PR 16002   Miles Davis/Dizzy Gillespie/Fats Navarro - Trumpet Giants
* Prestige PR 24022   Miles Davis - Collector's Items
* Prestige P-24054   Miles Davis - Dig
* Prestige PRLP 7012; Original Jazz Classics OJC-005, OJCCD-005-2   Miles Davis - Dig
= Prestige PRLP 7281   Diggin' With The Miles Davis Sextet
* Prestige PR 7298   The Prestige All Stars - Prestige/Groovy Goodies, Vol. 1
* Prestige PRLP 124   Miles Davis - The New Sounds
* Prestige PRLP 140   Miles Davis Blue Period
* Prestige PREP 1349   Miles Davis With Sonny Rollins, Vol. 2
* Prestige PREP 1361   Miles Davis Sextet
* Prestige PREP 1355   Miles Davis
* Prestige PREP 1339   Miles Davis With Sonny Rollins
* Prestige 45-321   Miles Davis - Dig / It's Only A Paper Moon
* Prestige 868   Miles Davis - Conception / Bluing, Part 3
* Prestige 876   Miles Davis - Out Of The Blue, Part 1&2
* Prestige 846   Miles Davis - Bluing, Part 1&2
* Prestige 777, 777x45   Miles Davis - Dig, Part 1&2

1952

Miles Davis Sextet

Miles Davis (trumpet) Jackie McLean (alto sax) Don Elliott (vibes, mellophone) Gil Coggins (piano) Connie Henry (bass) Connie Kay (drums)
"Birdland", NYC, May 2, 1952
ConfirmationOzone 8; Fresh Sound (Sp) FSCD-1000
Out Of The Blue (mistitled as Evans)-
* Ozone 8   Miles Davis And His All Stars
* Fresh Sound (Sp) FSCD-1000   Miles Davis Quintet With Lee Konitz, Sextet With Jackie McLean

Miles Davis Sextet

Miles Davis (trumpet) Jackie McLean (alto sax) Don Elliott (vibes, mellophone) Gil Coggins (piano) Connie Henry (bass) Connie Kay (drums): same personnel
"Birdland", NYC, May 3, 1952
Wee DotOzone 8; Fresh Sound (Sp) FSCD-1000
The Chase-
Out Of The Blue (mistitled as Evans)-
* Ozone 8   Miles Davis And His All Stars
* Fresh Sound (Sp) FSCD-1000   Miles Davis Quintet With Lee Konitz, Sextet With Jackie McLean

Miles Davis Sextet

Miles Davis (trumpet) Jay Jay Johnson (trombone) Jackie McLean (alto sax) Gil Coggins (piano) Oscar Pettiford (bass) Kenny Clarke (drums)
WOR Studios, NYC, May 9, 1952
BN428-1 tk.2Dear Old StockholmBlue Note 1595, BLP 5013, BLP 1501, CDP 7 81501 2
BN429-2 tk.5Chance It (alternate take)Blue Note CDP 7 81501 2
BN429-3 tk.6Chance ItBlue Note 1596, BLP 5013, BLP 1501, CDP 7 81501 2
BN430-0 tk.7Donna (alternate master)Blue Note BLP 1501, CDP 7 81501 2
BN430-1 tk.8DonnaBlue Note 1597, 45-1633, BLP 5013, BLP 1502, CDP 7 81501 2
BN431-2 tk.12Would'n You (alternate master)Blue Note BLP 1501, CDP 7 81501 2
BN431-3 tk.13Would'n YouBlue Note 1595, BLP 5013, BLP 1502, CDP 7 81501 2
* Blue Note BLP 1501, BST 81501 (pseudo stereo)   Miles Davis, Vol. 1
* Blue Note BLP 1502, BST 81502 (pseudo stereo)   Miles Davis, Vol. 2
* Blue Note CDP 7 81501 2   Miles Davis, Vol. 1
* Blue Note BLP 5013; Vogue (E) LDE 028, (F) LD 122   Miles Davis - Young Man With A Horn
* Blue Note 45-1633   Miles Davis - Well, You Needn't / Donna
* Blue Note 1595   Miles Davis - Woody'n You / Dear Old Stockholm
* Blue Note 1596   Miles Davis - Yesterdays / Chance It
* Blue Note 1597   Tadd Dameron - The Squirrel / Miles Davis - Donna

1955

Miles Davis Sextet

Miles Davis (trumpet) Jackie McLean (alto sax) Milt Jackson (vibes) Ray Bryant (piano) Percy Heath (bass) Art Taylor (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, August 5, 1955
781Dr. Jackle (aka Dr. Jekyll)Prestige PRLP 7034
783Minor March-
* Prestige PRLP 7034; Original Jazz Classics OJC-012, OJCCD-012-2   Miles Davis And Milt Jackson Quintet/Sextet
= Prestige PR 7540   Miles Davis - Odyssey

George Wallington Quintet

Donald Byrd (trumpet) Jackie McLean as Jackie McClean (alto sax) George Wallington (piano) Paul Chambers (bass) Art Taylor (drums)
"Cafe Bohemia", NYC, September 9, 1955
Johnny One NoteProgressive PLP 1001
Sweet Blanche-
Minor March-
Snakes-
Jay Mac's Crib-
Bohemia After Dark / The Peck-
Minor March (alternate take)Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-1813-2
same session
Johnny One NoteOverseas (J) ULS-1860-V
Sweet Blanche-
--
Minor March-
Snakes-
Jay Mac's Crib-
Bohemia After Dark-
The Peck-
same session
SnakesProgressive PRO 7001
Minor March-
Jay Mac's Crib-
The Peck-
Bohemia After Dark-
Johnny One Note-
Sweet Blanche-
The Peck-
* Progressive PLP 1001   George Wallington Quintet At The Bohemia Featuring The Peck
= Prestige PR 7820   The George Wallington Quintet Live! At Cafe Bohemia/1955
= Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-1813-2   The George Wallington Quintet Live! At Cafe Bohemia
* Overseas (J) ULS-1860-V   George Wallington Quintet At The Bohemia Featuring The Peck (fuchsia)
* Progressive PRO 7001   The George Wallington Quintet At The Cafe Bohemia

The Jackie McLean Quintet

Donald Byrd (trumpet -1/5) Jackie McLean (alto sax) Mal Waldron (piano) Doug Watkins (bass) Ronald Tucker (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, October 21, 1955
1. 11053It's You Or No OneAd Lib AD 6601
2. 11054Blue Doll-
3. 11055Mood Malody-
4. 11056The Way You Look Tonight-
5. 11057Little Melonae-
6. 11058Lover Man-
* Ad Lib AD 6601   The Jackie McLean Quintet - The New Tradition, Vol. I
= Jubilee JLP 1064   The Jackie McLean Quintet
= Josie JJM 3503   Jackie McLean Quintet
= Roulette RE-129   Echoes Of An Era - Jackie McLean Sextet: Tune Up

1956

Jackie McLean Quintet

Donald Byrd (trumpet) Jackie McLean (alto sax) Elmo Hope (piano) Doug Watkins (bass) Art Taylor (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, January 27, 1956
850A Foggy DayPrestige PRLP 7035
851Kerplunk-
852Up-
853Lorraine-
854Inding-
855Lights OutPrestige 45-104, PRLP 7035; Bluesville BVLP 1009
* Prestige PRLP 7035, PR 7757; Original Jazz Classics OJC-426, OJCCD-426-2   Jackie McLean - Lights Out!
= New Jazz NJLP 8263   Jackie McLean - Lights Out
= Prestige P-24076   Jackie McLean - Contour
* Bluesville BVLP 1009   Various Artists - Soul Jazz, Vol. 1
* Prestige 45-104   Jackie McLean - Lights Out, Part 1&2

Charles Mingus Quintet

Jackie McLean (alto sax) J.R. Monterose (tenor sax -1/4) Mal Waldron (piano) Charles Mingus (bass) Willie Jones (drums)
Audio-Video Studios, NYC, January 30, 1956
1. 1865Pithecanthropus Erectus: Evolution / Superiority-Complex / Decline / DestructionAtlantic LP 1237, SD 1555, SD 3-600
2. 1866A Foggy DayAtlantic LP 1237, SD 2-302
3. 1867What Is This Thing Called Loverejected
4. 1868Love ChantAtlantic LP 1237
5. 1869Profile Of JackieAtlantic LP 1237, SD 2-302, SD 3-600
* Atlantic LP 1237, SD 8809   Charles Mingus - Pithecanthropus Erectus
= Rhino R2 72871   Charles Mingus - Passions Of A Man: The Complete Atlantic Recordings 1956-1961
* Atlantic SD 1555   The Best Of Charles Mingus
* Atlantic SD 3-600   Charles Mingus - Passions Of A Man: An Anthology Of His Atlantic Recordings
* Atlantic SD 2-302   The Art Of Charles Mingus

Gene Ammons Septet

Art Farmer (trumpet) Jackie McLean (alto sax) Gene Ammons (tenor sax) Duke Jordan (piano) Addison Farmer (bass) Art Taylor (drums) Candido (congas)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, April 23, 1956
880The Happy BluesPrestige 45-112, PRLP 7039, PR 24036; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-6013-2
881The Great LiePrestige PRLP 7039
882Can't We Be Friends-
883MadhousePrestige PRLP 7039, PR 24036
* Prestige PRLP 7039; Original Jazz Classics OJC-013, OJCCD-013-2   Gene Ammons - The Happy Blues
= Prestige PR 7654   Gene Ammons Jam Sessions, Vol. 1 - The Happy Blues
* Prestige PR 24036   Gene Ammons - Juganthology
* Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-6013-2   Gene Ammons - Greatest Hits: The 50s
* Prestige 45-112   Gene Ammons - The Happy Blues, Part 1&2

Jackie McLean Quintet

Donald Byrd (trumpet -3) Jackie McLean (alto sax) Mal Waldron (piano) Doug Watkins (bass) Art Taylor (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, July 13, 1956
1. 928Sentimental JourneyPrestige PRLP 7048
2. 929Why Was I Born-
3. 930Contour-
* Prestige PRLP 7048; Original Jazz Classics OJC-056, OJCCD-056-2   Jackie McLean - 4, 5 And 6
= New Jazz NJLP 8279   Jackie McLean - 4, 5 & 6
= Prestige P-24076   Jackie McLean - Contour

Gene Ammons Septet

Donald Byrd, Art Farmer (trumpet) Jackie McLean (alto sax) Gene Ammons (tenor sax) Mal Waldron (piano) Doug Watkins (bass) Art Taylor (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, July 13, 1956
940Jammin' With GenePrestige PRLP 7060, PR 7306; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-6013-2
941We'll Be Together AgainPrestige PRLP 7060, PRCD-24249-2
942Not Really The BluesPrestige PRLP 7060, PR 24036
* Prestige PRLP 7060; Original Jazz Classics OJC-211, OJCCD-211-2   Gene Ammons - Jammin' With Gene
= Prestige PR 7781   Gene Ammons Jam Sessions, Vol. 2 - Jammin' With Gene
* Prestige PR 7306   Gene Ammons - Biggest Soul Hits
* Prestige PR 24036   Gene Ammons - Juganthology
* Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-6013-2   Gene Ammons - Greatest Hits: The 50s
* Prestige PRCD-24249-2   Gene Ammons - Gentle Jug, Vol. 3

Jackie McLean Sextet

Donald Byrd (trumpet -3) Jackie McLean (alto sax) Hank Mobley (tenor sax -3) Mal Waldron (piano) Doug Watkins (bass) Art Taylor (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, July 20, 1956
1. 931When I Fall In LovePrestige PRLP 7048
2. 932Abstractions-
3. 933Confirmation-
* Prestige PRLP 7048; Original Jazz Classics OJC-056, OJCCD-056-2   Jackie McLean - 4, 5 And 6
= New Jazz NJLP 8279   Jackie McLean - 4, 5 & 6
= Prestige P-24076   Jackie McLean - Contour

Hank Mobley Sextet

Donald Byrd (trumpet) Jackie McLean (alto sax) Hank Mobley (tenor sax) Barry Harris (piano) Doug Watkins (bass) Art Taylor (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, July 20, 1956
936Au PrivavePrestige PRLP 7061
* Prestige PRLP 7061   Hank Mobley - Mobley's Message
= Status ST 8311   Hank Mobley - 52nd Street Theme
= Prestige PR 7661   Hank Mobley's Message
= Prestige P-24063   Hank Mobley - Messages

The Prestige All Stars

Donald Byrd (trumpet) Art Farmer (trumpet, flugelhorn) Jackie McLean (alto sax) Barry Harris (piano) Doug Watkins (bass) Art Taylor (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, August 3, 1956
950The ThirdPrestige PRLP 7062
951Contour-
954Dig-
* Prestige PRLP 7062; Original Jazz Classics OJC-018, OJCCD-018-2   Art Farmer/Donald Byrd - 2 Trumpets
= Prestige PR 7344   Art Farmer/Donald Byrd - Trumpets All Out
= Prestige P-24066   Donald Byrd - House Of Byrd

Jackie McLean Quintet Introducing Bill Hardman

Bill Hardman (trumpet) Jackie McLean (alto sax -1/3,5,6) Mal Waldron (piano) Paul Chambers (bass) Philly Joe Jones (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, August 31, 1956
1. 969Sweet DollPrestige PRLP 7068
2. 970Just For Marty-
3. 971Dee's Dilemma-
4. 972It Could Happen To You-
5. 973Sublues-
6. 974Steeplechase-
* Prestige PRLP 7068; Original Jazz Classics OJC-1714, OJCCD-1714-2   Jackie McLean Quintet Introducing Bill Hardman - Jackie's Pal
= New Jazz NJLP 8290   Jackie McLean - Steeplechase

Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers / Kitty White

Bill Hardman (trumpet) Jackie McLean (alto sax) Sam Dockery (piano) Spanky DeBrest (bass) Art Blakey (drums) Bobby Troup (host)
KABC-TV, Stars Of Jazz #19. 1956-#19, October 29, 1956
Cranky SpankyCalliope CAL 3036
Gershwin Medley: Rhapsody In Blue / Summertime / Someone To Watch Over Me / The Man I Love-
same session
Minor March-
* Calliope CAL 3036   Art Blakey And His Jazz Messengers - Sessions, Live

Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers

Bill Hardman (trumpet) Jackie McLean (alto sax) Sam Dockery (piano) Spanky DeBrest (bass) Art Blakey (drums)
NYC, December 12, 1956
CO57023Cranky SpankyColumbia CL 1040
CO57024Stella By Starlight-
CO57025Little Melonae-
CO57026Gershwin Medley: Rhapsody In Blue / Summertime / Someone To Watch Over Me / The Man I LoveColumbia FC 38036
CO57027My Heart Stood StillColumbia CL 1040
* Columbia CL 1040   The Jazz Messengers - Hard Bop
* Columbia FC 38036   Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers - Originally

Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers

Bill Hardman (trumpet) Jackie McLean (alto sax) Sam Dockery (piano) Spanky DeBrest (bass) Art Blakey (drums): same personnel
NYC, December 13, 1956
CO57028D's DilemmaColumbia CL 1002
CO57029Just For Mary-
CO57030Stanley's Stiff ChickensColumbia CL 1040
CO57031Nica's TempoColumbia CL 1002
* Columbia CL 1002; Columbia/Legacy CK 93637   Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers - Drum Suite
* Columbia CL 1040   The Jazz Messengers - Hard Bop

Jackie McLean Quintet

Bill Hardman (trumpet) Jackie McLean (alto sax) Red Garland (piano) Paul Chambers (bass) Art Taylor (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, December 14, 1956
1037Gone With The WindNew Jazz NJLP 8212
1038McLean's Scene-
1039Mean To Me-
* New Jazz NJLP 8212; Original Jazz Classics OJC-098, OJCCD-098-2   Jackie McLean - McLean's Scene

1957

Gene Ammons Septet

Art Farmer (trumpet) Jackie McLean (alto sax) Gene Ammons (tenor sax) Mal Waldron (piano) Kenny Burrell (guitar) Doug Watkins (bass) Art Taylor (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, January 11, 1957
1054Pint SizePrestige PRLP 7083
1055King Size-
1056FunkyPrestige PRLP 7083, PR 7306, PR 24036; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-6013-2
1057Stella By StarlightPrestige PRLP 7083, PR 24036
* Prestige PRLP 7083; Original Jazz Classics OJC-244, OJCCD-244-2   Gene Ammons - Funky
* Prestige PR 7306   Gene Ammons - Biggest Soul Hits
* Prestige PR 24036   Gene Ammons - Juganthology
* Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-6013-2   Gene Ammons - Greatest Hits: The 50s

Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers

Bill Hardman (trumpet) Jackie McLean (alto sax) Sam Dockery (piano) Spanky DeBrest (bass) Art Blakey (drums)
NYC, January 14, 1957
Sam You Made The Bridge Too Long (as Sam's Tune)World Pacific EP4-54; Pacific Jazz PJM-402, PJ-100; Blue Note LT-1065
Once Upon A GrooveWorld Pacific EP4-74; Pacific Jazz PJM-402; Jazztone J-1281; Blue Note LT-1065
ToucheWorld Pacific EP4-73; Pacific Jazz PJM-402; Jazztone J-1281; Blue Note LT-1065
Little T (as Lil T)Pacific Jazz PJ-33; World Pacific JWC-508; Blue Note LT-1065
* Pacific Jazz PJM-402; World Pacific WPM-402, WP-1275   The Jazz Messengers Featuring Art Blakey - Ritual
= Pacific Jazz PJ-15   Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers - Ritual!
* Pacific Jazz PJ-100   Various Artists - 24 Great Jazz Groups: On Mike!
* Blue Note LT-1065, CDP 7 46858 2   Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers - Once Upon A Groove
* Jazztone J-1281   Clifford Brown's All Stars/The Jazz Messengers With Art Blakey - Jazz Messages
* Pacific Jazz PJ-33   Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers/The Elmo Hope Quintet Featuring Harold Land
* World Pacific JWC-508   Various Artists - The Hard Swing
* World Pacific EP4-54   The Jazz Messengers Featuring Art Blakey - Ritual
* World Pacific EP4-74   The Jazz Messengers Featuring Art Blakey - Ritual, Vol. 3
* World Pacific EP4-73   The Jazz Messengers Featuring Art Blakey - Ritual, Vol. 2

Jackie McLean Sextet

Bill Hardman (trumpet) Ray Draper (tuba -1/3) Jackie McLean (alto sax) Mal Waldron (piano) Doug Watkins (bass) Art Taylor (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, February 8, 1957
1. 1078FlickersPrestige PRLP 7087
2. 1079Help-
3. 1080Minor Dream-
4. 1081Beau Jack-
5. 1082Mirage-
* Prestige PRLP 7087; Original Jazz Classics OJC-074, OJCCD-074-2   Jackie McLean & Co.
= New Jazz NJLP 8323   Jackie McLean And Co.

Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers

Bill Hardman (trumpet) Jackie McLean (alto sax) Sam Dockery (piano) Spanky DeBrest (bass) Art Blakey (drums)
NYC, February 11, 1957
Scotch BluesWorld Pacific EP4-74; Pacific Jazz PJM-402; Blue Note LT-1065
Comments By Art BlakeyWorld Pacific EP4-54; Pacific Jazz PJM-402
RitualWorld Pacific EP4-54; Pacific Jazz PJM-402; World Pacific EP4-57, WP-1247; Blue Note CDP 7 46858 2
Wake UpWorld Pacific EP4-73; Pacific Jazz PJM-402; Blue Note LT-1065
Exhibit "A"Pacific Jazz PJ-33; Blue Note LT-1065
* Pacific Jazz PJM-402; World Pacific WPM-402, WP-1275   The Jazz Messengers Featuring Art Blakey - Ritual
= Pacific Jazz PJ-15   Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers - Ritual!
* Blue Note LT-1065, CDP 7 46858 2   Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers - Once Upon A Groove
* World Pacific WP-1247   Art Blakey/Benny Barth/Chico Hamilton/Chatur Lal - Drums On Fire!
* Pacific Jazz PJ-33   Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers/The Elmo Hope Quintet Featuring Harold Land
* World Pacific EP4-74   The Jazz Messengers Featuring Art Blakey - Ritual, Vol. 3
* World Pacific EP4-54   The Jazz Messengers Featuring Art Blakey - Ritual
* World Pacific EP4-57   Art Blakey/Benny Barth - Drums On Fire!
* World Pacific EP4-73   The Jazz Messengers Featuring Art Blakey - Ritual, Vol. 2

Jackie McLean Quartet

Jackie McLean (alto sax) Mal Waldron (piano) Arthur Phipps (bass) Art Taylor (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, February 15, 1957
1089I Hear A RhapsodyNew Jazz NJLP 8231
1090Embraceable YouNew Jazz NJLP 8253
1091I Never KnewNew Jazz NJLP 8231
1092These Foolish ThingsNew Jazz NJLP 8253
1093Our Love Is Here To StayNew Jazz NJLP 8212
1094I Cover The WaterfrontNew Jazz NJLP 8253
1095What's NewNew Jazz NJLP 8231
1096Old FolksNew Jazz NJLP 8212
1097Bean And The BoysNew Jazz NJLP 8231
1098Strange BluesPrestige PR 7500
1099OutburstNew Jazz NJLP 8212
* New Jazz NJLP 8231; Original Jazz Classics OJC-197, OJCCD-197-2   Jackie McLean - Makin' The Changes
* New Jazz NJLP 8253; Original Jazz Classics OJC-253, OJCCD-253-2   Jackie McLean - A Long Drink Of The Blues
* New Jazz NJLP 8212; Original Jazz Classics OJC-098, OJCCD-098-2   Jackie McLean - McLean's Scene
* Prestige PR 7500; Original Jazz Classics OJC-354, OJCCD-354-2   Jackie McLean - Strange Blues

Art Taylor's All Stars

Donald Byrd (trumpet) Jackie McLean (alto sax) Charlie Rouse (tenor sax) Ray Bryant (piano) Wendell Marshall (bass) Art Taylor (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, February 25, 1957
1106Exhibit APrestige PRLP 7117
1107Cubano Chant-
1108Well, You Needn't-
1109Batland-
1110Off Minor-
1111Drum Solounissued
* Prestige PRLP 7117; Original Jazz Classics OJC-094, OJCCD-094-2   Art Taylor - Taylor's Wailers
= Prestige PR 7342   The Prestige All Stars - Hard Cookin'

The Prestige All Stars

Donald Byrd (trumpet) Jackie McLean (alto sax) Mal Waldron (piano) Kenny Burrell, Jimmy Raney (guitar) Doug Watkins (bass) Art Taylor (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, March 5, 1957
1118Dead HeatPrestige PRLP 7119
1119Blue Duke-
1120Pivot-
1121This Way-
1122Little Melonae-
* Prestige PRLP 7119; Original Jazz Classics OJC-216, OJCCD-216-2   Kenny Burrell/Jimmy Raney - 2 Guitars

Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers

Bill Hardman (trumpet) Jackie McLean (alto sax) Sam Dockery (piano) Spanky DeBrest (bass) Art Blakey (drums)
"Carl Fisher Concert Hall", NYC, March 8 & 9, 1957
CasinoElektra EKL 120; Savoy MG 12171, SJL 1112
The Biddie Griddies-
Potpourri-
Ugh!-
Mirage-
Reflections Of Buhaina-
-Savoy ZDS 4409
* Elektra EKL 120   A Midnight Session With The Jazz Messengers
* Savoy MG 12171   Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers - Midnight Session
* Savoy SJL 1112, ZDS 4409   Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers - Mirage

Ray Draper Quintet

Ray Draper (tuba) Jackie McLean (alto sax) Mal Waldron (piano) Spanky DeBreast (bass) Ben Dixon (drums) and introducing Webster Young (trumpet)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, March 15, 1957
1143House Of DavisPrestige PRLP 7096
1144Terry Anne-
1145You're My Thrill-
1146Pivot-
1147Jackie's Dolly-
1148Mimi's Interlude-
* Prestige PRLP 7096; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-1936-2   Ray Draper Quintet - Tuba Sounds

Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers

Bill Hardman (trumpet) Jackie McLean (alto sax) Sam Dockery (piano) Spanky DeBrest (bass) Art Blakey (drums)
Minneapolis, MN, circa spring 1957
Scotch BluesCadet LP 4049
Flight To Jordan-
Transfiguration-
Exhibit A-
Gershwin Medley: Rhapsody In Blue / Summertime / Someone To Watch Over Me / The Man I Love-
* Cadet LP 4049   Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers - Tough!
= Chess 2ACMJ 406   Max Roach/Art Blakey
= Chess CH2 92511   Max Roach/Art Blakey - Percussion Discussion

Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers

Bill Hardman (trumpet) Jackie McLean (alto sax) Johnny Griffin (tenor sax) Sam Dockery (piano) Spanky DeBrest (bass) Art Blakey (drums)
NYC, April 8, 1957
H4JB3338Off The WallVik LAX 1115
-Off The Wall (take 5)RCA Bluebird 07863 66661-2
H4JB3339A Night In TunisiaVik LAX 1115
H4JB3340Couldn't It Be You-
-Couldn't It Be You (take 3)RCA Bluebird 07863 66661-2
H4JB3341Theory Of ArtVik LAX 1115
H4JB3342Evans-
* Vik LAX 1115   Art Blakey's Jazz Messengers - A Night In Tunisia
= RCA Bluebird 6286-2-RB   Art Blakey - Theory Of Art
* RCA Bluebird 07863 66661-2   Art Blakey And His Jazz Messengers 1957 - Second Edition

Gene Ammons Septet

Idrees Sulieman (trumpet) Jackie McLean (alto sax) Gene Ammons (tenor sax) Mal Waldron (piano) Kenny Burrell (guitar) Paul Chambers (bass) Art Taylor (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, April 12, 1957
1184The TwisterPrestige PRLP 7110, PR 7306; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-6013-2
1185Cattin'Prestige PRLP 7110
1186Pennies From HeavenPrestige PRLP 7110, PR 24036
1187Four-
* Prestige PRLP 7110; Original Jazz Classics OJC-129, OJCCD-129-2   Jammin' In Hi Fi With Gene Ammons
= Prestige PRLP 7110 (alt.), PRLP 7176   Gene Ammons - The Twister
* Prestige PR 7306   Gene Ammons - Biggest Soul Hits
* Prestige PR 24036   Gene Ammons - Juganthology
* Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-6013-2   Gene Ammons - Greatest Hits: The 50s

Mal Waldron Sextet

Bill Hardman (trumpet) Jackie McLean (alto sax) John Coltrane (tenor sax) Mal Waldron (piano) Julian Euell (bass) Art Taylor (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, April 19, 1957
1199PotpourriPrestige PRLP 7111
1200J.M.'s Dream Doll-
1201Don't Explain-
1202Blue CalypsoStatus ST 8316; Prestige PR 24046, P-24069
1203Falling In Love With LoveStatus ST 8316; Prestige P-24069
* Prestige PRLP 7111; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-671-2   Mal Waldron - Mal-2
= Prestige PR 7341   The Prestige All Stars - Jazz Interplay
= Prestige P-24068   Mal Waldron - One And Two
* Status ST 8316   Mal Waldron - The Dealers
* Prestige PR 24046   Various Artists - 25 Years Of Prestige
* Prestige P-24069   John Coltrane - Wheelin'

Jackie McLean - John Jenkins Quintet

John Jenkins, Jackie McLean (alto sax) Wade Legge (piano) Doug Watkins (bass) Art Taylor (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, May 3, 1957
1240Bird FeathersNew Jazz NJLP 8204; Prestige MPP-2512
1241Easy LivingPrestige PRLP 7114
1242Windy City-
1243Pondering-
1244The Lady Is A Tramp-
1245Alto Madness-
* New Jazz NJLP 8204; Original Jazz Classics OJC-1735, OJCCD-1735-2   Various Artists - Bird Feathers
* Prestige PRLP 7114, MPP-2512; Original Jazz Classics OJC-1733, OJCCD-1733-2   Jackie McLean/John Jenkins - Alto Madness
= Status ST 8312   Jackie McLean - Alto Madness

Jackie McLean Sextet

Webster Young (trumpet -1,2) Ray Draper (tuba -1,2) Jackie McLean (alto sax) Jon Mayer as John Meyers (piano) Bill Salter (bass) Larry Ritchie (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, July 12, 1957
1. 1313Disciples Love AffairPrestige PR 7500
2. 1314Millie's Pad-
3. 1315Not So Strange-
* Prestige PR 7500; Original Jazz Classics OJC-354, OJCCD-354-2   Jackie McLean - Strange Blues

Jackie McLean Sextet

Webster Young (trumpet -1,3/5) Curtis Fuller (trombone -1,3/5) Jackie McLean (alto sax) Gil Coggins (piano) Paul Chambers (bass) Louis Hayes (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, August 30, 1957
1. 1342Jackie's GhostNew Jazz NJLP 8231
2. 1343What's NewPrestige PR 7500
3. 1344Chasin' The BirdNew Jazz NJLP 8231
4. 1345A Long Drink Of The BluesNew Jazz NJLP 8253
5. 1345-2A Long Drink Of The Blues (alternate take)-
* New Jazz NJLP 8231; Original Jazz Classics OJC-197, OJCCD-197-2   Jackie McLean - Makin' The Changes
* Prestige PR 7500; Original Jazz Classics OJC-354, OJCCD-354-2   Jackie McLean - Strange Blues
* New Jazz NJLP 8253; Original Jazz Classics OJC-253, OJCCD-253-2   Jackie McLean - A Long Drink Of The Blues

Jackie McLean Sextet

Webster Young (cornet) Ray Draper (tuba) Jackie McLean (alto sax) Gil Coggins (piano) George Tucker (bass) Larry Ritchie (drums)
NYC, December 27, 1957
11107FilideJubilee JLP 1093
11108Millie's Pad-
11109Two Sons-
11110What Good Am I Without You-
11111Tune Up-
* Jubilee JLP 1093   Jackie McLean - Fat Jazz
= Josie JJM 3507   Jackie McLean
= Roulette RE-129   Echoes Of An Era - Jackie McLean Sextet: Tune Up

1958

Sonny Clark Quintet

Art Farmer (trumpet) Jackie McLean (alto sax) Sonny Clark (piano) Paul Chambers (bass) Philly Joe Jones (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, January 5, 1958
tk.1Blue MinorBlue Note BLP 1588, (J) NP-2008, (J) NP-9020C
tk.2Cool Struttin'Blue Note 45-1714, BLP 1588, (J) NP-9020C
tk.4Royal FlushBlue Note BLP 1592, CDP 7 46513 2
tk.5Sippin' At BellsBlue Note BLP 1588
tk.6Deep Night-
tk.7LoverBlue Note BLP 1592, CDP 7 46513 2
* Blue Note BLP 1588, BST 81588, CDP 7 46513 2   Sonny Clark - Cool Struttin'
* Blue Note (J) NP-9020C   Various Artists - Blue Note Jazz
* Blue Note BLP 1592   Sonny Clark Quintet (not released)
= Blue Note (J) LNJ-70093, (J) BNJ-61016, (J) BRP-8049   Sonny Clark Quintet
= Blue Note (J) K18P-9279   Sonny Clark - Cool Struttin', Vol. 2
* Blue Note (J) NP-2008   Sonny Clark - Blue Minor, Part 1&2
* Blue Note 45-1714, (J) NP-2016   Sonny Clark - Cool Struttin', Part 1&2

Donald Byrd Sextet

Donald Byrd (trumpet) Jackie McLean (alto sax) Pepper Adams (baritone sax) Wynton Kelly (piano) Sam Jones (bass) Art Taylor (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, December 21, 1958
tk.3Sudwest FunkBlue Note BLP 4007
tk.4Lover Come Back To Me-
tk.8Off To The Races (aka The Long Two/Four)-
tk.10Paul's Pal-
tk.12Down Tempo-
* Blue Note BLP 4007, BST 84007   Donald Byrd - Off To The Races

1959

Jackie McLean Quintet

Donald Byrd (trumpet) Jackie McLean (alto sax) Sonny Clark (piano -2/5) Paul Chambers (bass) Philly Joe Jones (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, January 18, 1959
1. tk.3QuadrangleBlue Note BLP 4051
2. tk.8Blues Inn-
3. tk.10Fidel-
4. tk.12unknown titlerejected
5. tk.13Untitled Blues-
* Blue Note BLP 4051, BST 84051, CDP 7 46142 2   Jackie McLean - Jackie's Bag

Charles Mingus Nonet

Willie Dennis, Jimmy Knepper (trombone) John Handy, Jackie McLean (alto sax) Booker Ervin (tenor sax) Pepper Adams (baritone sax) Mal Waldron (piano -1,9) Horace Parlan (piano -2/8,10/12) Charles Mingus (bass) Dannie Richmond (drums)
NYC, February 4, 1959
1. 3346E's Flat, Ah's Flat TooAtlantic LP 1305
2. 3347My Jelly Roll Soul-
3. 3348Tensions-
4. 3349Moanin'Atlantic LP 1305, SD 2-302
5. 3350Cryin' BluesAtlantic LP 1305, SD 3-600
6. 3351Wednesday Night Prayer MeetingAtlantic LP 1305, SD 1555, SD 2-316, SD 3-600
7. 4732Wednesday Night Prayer Meeting, Part 1Atlantic 5006
8. 4733Wednesday Night Prayer Meeting, Part 2-
9.E's Flat, Ah's Flat Too (alternate take)Rhino R2 72871
10.My Jelly Roll Soul (alternate take)-
11.Tensions (alternate take)-
12.Wednesday Night Prayer Meeting (alternate take)-
* Atlantic LP 1305, SD 1305   Charles Mingus - Blues And Roots
= Rhino R2 72871   Charles Mingus - Passions Of A Man: The Complete Atlantic Recordings 1956-1961
* Atlantic SD 2-302   The Art Of Charles Mingus
* Atlantic SD 3-600   Charles Mingus - Passions Of A Man: An Anthology Of His Atlantic Recordings
* Atlantic SD 1555   The Best Of Charles Mingus
* Atlantic SD 2-316   Various Artists - The Jazz Years-25th Anniversary
* Atlantic 5006   Charles Mingus - Wednesday Night Prayer Meeting, Part 1&2

Mal Waldron Trio With Jackie McLean

Jackie McLean (alto sax) Mal Waldron (piano) Julian Euell (bass) Al Dreares (drums)
NYC, February 24, 1959
6573Left AloneBethlehem 11091, BCP-6045
* Bethlehem BCP-6045   Mal Waldron - Left Alone
* Bethlehem 11091   Mal Waldron - The Cat Walk / Left Alone

Jackie McLean Quintet

Donald Byrd (trumpet) Jackie McLean (alto sax) Walter Davis Jr. (piano) Paul Chambers (bass) Pete La Roca (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, May 2, 1959
tk.5FormidableBlue Note LT-1085, (J) TOCJ-5941/44
tk.6GreasyBlue Note 45-1776, BLP 4013
tk.8Sweet CakesBlue Note BLP 4013
tk.10Davis Cup-
tk.13Minor Apprehension-
tk.14Hip Strut-
* Blue Note LT-1085   Jackie McLean - Vertigo
* Blue Note BLP 4013, BST 84013, CDP 7 84013 2   Jackie McLean - New Soil
* Blue Note (J) TOCJ-5941/44   Various Artists - The Other Side Of Blue Note 4000 Series
* Blue Note 45-1776   Jackie McLean - Greasy, Part 1&2

Walter Davis Jr. Quintet

Donald Byrd (trumpet) Jackie McLean (alto sax) Walter Davis Jr. (piano) Sam Jones (bass) Art Taylor (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, August 2, 1959
tk.6Minor MindBlue Note BLP 4018
tk.14'S Make It-
tk.17Loodle-Lot-
tk.21Millie's Delight-
tk.23Rhumba Nhumba-
tk.24Sweetness-
* Blue Note BLP 4018, BST 84018, B1-32098   Walter Davis Jr. - Davis Cup

Donald Byrd Quintet

Donald Byrd (pocket trumpet) Jackie McLean (alto sax) Duke Pearson (piano) Doug Watkins (bass) Lex Humphries (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, October 4, 1959
tk.3LamentBlue Note BLP 4026
tk.8AmenBlue Note 45-1764, BLP 4026
tk.14FuegoBlue Note 45-1764, BLP 4026, (J) NP-9020C
tk.15Low LifeBlue Note BLP 4026
tk.17Bup A Loup-
tk.18Funky Mama-
* Blue Note BLP 4026, BST 84026, CDP 7 46534 2   Donald Byrd - Fuego
* Blue Note (J) NP-9020C   Various Artists - Blue Note Jazz
* Blue Note 45-1764, (J) NP-2015   Donald Byrd - Fuego / Amen

Jackie McLean Quartet

Jackie McLean (alto sax) Walter Bishop Jr. (piano) Jimmy Garrison (bass) Art Taylor (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, October 20, 1959
tk.5Let's Face The Music And DanceBlue Note BLP 4024
tk.10I Remember You-
Tune Uprejected
tk.12StablematesBlue Note BLP 4024
tk.17I Love You-
tk.20What's NewBlue Note 45-1760, BLP 4024
tk.23I'll Take RomanceBlue Note BLP 4024
tk.24116th And LenoxBlue Note 45-1760, BLP 4024
* Blue Note BLP 4024, BST 84024   Jackie McLean - Swing, Swang, Swingin'
* Blue Note 45-1760   Jackie McLean - What's New / 116th And Lenox

1960

Freddie Redd Quartet

Jackie McLean (alto sax) Freddie Redd (piano) Mike Mattos (bass) Larry Ritchie (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, February 15, 1960
tk.2Time To SmileBlue Note BLP 4027
tk.4Jim Dunn's Dilemma-
tk.10Wigglin'-
tk.14Music Forever-
tk.16Theme For Sister Salvation-
tk.17Who Killed Cock Robin-
tk.21O.D.-
* Blue Note BLP 4027, BST 84027, B1-89392, CDP 7 89392 2   Freddie Redd - The Music From "The Connection"
= Mosaic MR3-124, MD2-124   The Complete Blue Note Recordings Of Freddie Redd

Jimmy Smith Sextet

Blue Mitchell (trumpet -1,2,4) Jackie McLean (alto sax) Ike Quebec (tenor sax -1,2,4) Jimmy Smith (organ) Quentin Warren (guitar) Donald Bailey (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, March 22, 1960
1. tk.2Plain TalkBlue Note BST 84296
2. tk.3Sister RebeccaBlue Note BST 84269
3. tk.4Embraceable You-
4. tk.7Open House-
* Blue Note BST 84296   Jimmy Smith - Plain Talk
* Blue Note BST 84269   Jimmy Smith - Open House

Jackie McLean Quintet

Blue Mitchell (trumpet -1/4,6) Jackie McLean (alto sax -1/4,6) Walter Bishop Jr. (piano) Paul Chambers (bass) Art Taylor (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, April 17, 1960
1. tk.2FranciscoBlue Note BLP 4038
2. tk.7Just For Now-
3. tk.8Condition Blue-
4. tk.14Capuchin Swing-
5. tk.15Don't Blame Me-
6. tk.19On The Lion-
* Blue Note BLP 4038, BST 84038   Jackie McLean - Capuchin Swing

Lee Morgan Quintet

Lee Morgan (trumpet) Jackie McLean (alto sax) Bobby Timmons (piano) Paul Chambers (bass) Art Blakey (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, April 28, 1960
tk.6Nakaniti SuiteBlue Note BLP 4034
tk.13These Are Soulful Days-
tk.17The Lion And The Wolff-
tk.18Midtown Blues-
* Blue Note BLP 4034, BST 84034, B1-32089   Lee Morgan - Lee-Way

Donald Byrd Quintet

Donald Byrd (trumpet) Jackie McLean (alto sax) Duke Pearson (piano) Reggie Workman (bass) Lex Humphries (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, July 10, 1960
Kimyasrejected
Cecile-
tk.14BoBlue Note 45-1799, BLP 4048
tk.16My Girl ShirlBlue Note BLP 4048
Between The Devil And The Deep Blue Searejected
* Blue Note BLP 4048, BST 84048, 7243 8 52435 2   Donald Byrd - Byrd In Flight
* Blue Note 45-1799   Donald Byrd - Bo / Ghana

Freddie Redd Quintet

Jackie McLean (alto sax) Tina Brooks (tenor sax) Freddie Redd (piano) Paul Chambers (bass) Louis Hayes (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, August 13, 1960
tk.1ThespianBlue Note BLP 4045
tk.4Blues-Blues-Blues-
tk.5Shadows-
tk.6Swift-
tk.7Ole! (alternate take)Mosaic MR3-124
tk.9Ole!Blue Note BLP 4045
tk.11Just A Ballad For My Baby-
tk.16Melanie-
tk.17Melanie (alternate take)Mosaic MR3-124; Blue Note (J) TOCJ-5941/44
* Blue Note BLP 4045, BST 84045, 7243 8 21738 2   Freddie Redd - Shades Of Redd
= Mosaic MR3-124, MD2-124   The Complete Blue Note Recordings Of Freddie Redd
* Blue Note (J) TOCJ-5941/44   Various Artists - The Other Side Of Blue Note 4000 Series

Jackie McLean - Tina Brooks Sextet

Blue Mitchell (trumpet) Jackie McLean (alto sax) Tina Brooks (tenor sax) Kenny Drew (piano) Paul Chambers (bass) Art Taylor (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, September 1, 1960
tk.3Melonae's DanceBlue Note (J) GXF-3067, CDP 7 46142 2
tk.5Appointment In GhanaBlue Note BLP 4051, (J) GXF-3067
tk.6MedinaBlue Note (J) GXF-3067, CDP 7 46142 2
tk.11Isle Of JavaBlue Note BLP 4051, (J) GXF-3067
tk.12Street SingerBlue Note (J) GXF-3067, CDP 7 46142 2; Mosaic MR4-106; Blue Note BLP 4052
tk.15A Ballad For DollBlue Note BLP 4051, (J) GXF-3067
* Blue Note (J) GXF-3067, (J) GXK-8161   Jackie McLean/Tina Brooks - Street Singer
* Blue Note BLP 4051, BST 84051, CDP 7 46142 2   Jackie McLean - Jackie's Bag
* Mosaic MR4-106   The Complete Blue Note Recordings Of The Tina Brooks Quintets
* Blue Note BLP 4052   Tina Brooks - Back To The Tracks (not released)
= Blue Note (J) BRP-8033   Tina Brooks - Back To The Tracks

1961 (age 30)

Jackie McLean Quintet

Freddie Hubbard (trumpet) Jackie McLean (alto sax) Kenny Drew (piano) Doug Watkins (bass) Pete La Roca (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, January 8, 1961
tk.5Blues FunctionBlue Note BLP 4067
tk.7Cool Green-
tk.8Goin' Way Blues-
tk.11Goin' Way Blues (alternate take)Blue Note CDP 7 84067 2
tk.13Torchin' (alternate take)-
tk.15Torchin'Blue Note BLP 4067
tk.20Drew's Blues-
tk.20ABluesnikBlue Note BLP 4067, (J) BNJ-71106
* Blue Note BLP 4067, BST 84067, CDP 7 84067 2   Jackie McLean - Bluesnik
* Blue Note (J) BNJ-71106   Various Artists - Soho Blue

Freddie Redd Sextet

Benny Bailey (trumpet) Jackie McLean (alto sax) Tina Brooks (tenor sax) Freddie Redd (piano) Paul Chambers (bass) Sir John Godfrey (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, January 17, 1961
tk.2Love LostMosaic MR3-124
tk.6Somewhere-
tk.7Old Spice-
tk.11Blues For Betsy-
tk.18Now-
tk.20Cute Doot-
* Mosaic MR3-124, MD2-124   The Complete Blue Note Recordings Of Freddie Redd

Jackie McLean Quintet

Tommy Turrentine (trumpet) Jackie McLean (alto sax) Sonny Clark (piano) Butch Warren (bass) Billy Higgins (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, October 26, 1961
tk.1EnitrnerrutBlue Note BLP 4089
tk.8Five Will Get You Ten-
tk.9Subdued-
tk.11A Fickle Sonance-
tk.13Lost-
tk.18Sundu-
* Blue Note BLP 4089, BST 84089   Jackie McLean - A Fickle Sonance

Kenny Dorham - Jackie McLean Quintet

Kenny Dorham (trumpet -1,3,5) Jackie McLean (alto sax) Walter Bishop Jr. (piano) Leroy Vinnegar (bass) Art Taylor (drums)
"The Jazz Workshop", San Francisco, CA, November 13, 1961
1.Us (aka Una Mas)Pacific Jazz X-338, PJ-41
2.Let's Face The Music And DancePacific Jazz PJ-41
3.No Two PeoplePacific Jazz X-338, PJ-41
4.Lover ManPacific Jazz PJ-41
5.San Francisco Beat-
* Pacific Jazz PJ-41, ST-41   Kenny Dorham And Jackie McLean - Inta Somethin'
* Pacific Jazz X-338   Kenny Dorham/Jackie McLean - No Two People / Us

1962

Jackie McLean Quartet

Jackie McLean (alto sax) Walter Davis Jr. (piano) Herbie Lewis (bass) Billy Higgins (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, March 19, 1962
tk.6Melody For MelonaeBlue Note BLP 4106
tk.8I'll Keep Loving You-
tk.12Rene-
tk.13Omega-
* Blue Note BLP 4106, BST 84106, CDP 7 46527 2   Jackie McLean - Let Freedom Ring

Kenny Dorham Quintet

Kenny Dorham (trumpet -1/3,5) Jackie McLean (alto sax) Bobby Timmons (piano) Teddy Smith (bass) J.C. Moses (drums)
Sound Makers, NYC, April 15, 1962
1. (tk.7)El MatadorUnited Artists UAJ 14007
2. (tk.5)Malanie, Part 1/3-
3. (tk.7)There Goes My Heart-
4. (tk.3)Beautiful Love-
5. (tk.6)Smile-
* United Artists UAJ 14007, UAJS 15007   Kenny Dorham - Matador

Jackie McLean Quintet

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Jackie McLean (alto sax) Sonny Clark (piano) Butch Warren (bass) Billy Higgins (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, June 14, 1962
tk.1The Three MinorsBlue Note BN-LA483-H2, BLP 4116
tk.6Iddy Bitty-
tk.10The Way I Feel-
tk.13Marilyn's Dilemma-
tk.14Blues In A Jiff-
tk.15Blues For Jackie-
* Blue Note BN-LA483-H2   Jackie McLean - Hipnosis
* Blue Note BLP 4116   Jackie McLean Quintet (not released)
= Blue Note (J) LNJ-80118, (J) BRP-8035   Jackie McLean Quintet

Jackie McLean Quartet

Jackie McLean (alto sax) Sonny Clark (piano) Butch Warren (bass) Art Taylor (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, September 28, 1962
tk.5Nursery BluesBlue Note (J) GXF-3062
tk.8Two For One (alternate take 1)Blue Note CDP 7 84427 2
tk.9Two For One (alternate take 2)-
tk.11Rainy BluesBlue Note (J) GXF-3062
tk.15Tippin' The Scales (alternate take)Blue Note CDP 7 84427 2
tk.16Tippin' The ScalesBlue Note (J) GXF-3062
tk.17Nicely-
tk.20Cabin In The Sky-
tk.21Two For One-
* Blue Note (J) GXF-3062, (J) GXK-8160, BST 84427, CDP 7 84427 2   Jackie McLean - Tippin' The Scales

1963

Jackie McLean Quintet

Donald Byrd (trumpet) Jackie McLean (alto sax) Herbie Hancock (piano) Butch Warren (bass) Tony Williams (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, February 11, 1963
tk.2VertigoBlue Note LT-1085
tk.6Dusty Foot (aka Soul Time)-
tk.9Marney-
tk.14Yams-
tk.17Cheers-
* Blue Note LT-1085   Jackie McLean - Vertigo

Jackie McLean Quintet

Grachan Moncur III (trombone) Jackie McLean (alto sax) Bobby Hutcherson (vibes) Eddie Khan (bass) Anthony Williams (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, April 30, 1963
tk.3FrankensteinBlue Note BLP 4137
tk.5Saturday And Sunday-
tk.9Saturday And Sunday (alternate take)Blue Note CDP 7 46821 2
tk.14Blue RondoBlue Note BLP 4137
tk.16Ghost Town-
* Blue Note BLP 4137, BST 84137, CDP 7 46821 2   Jackie McLean - One Step Beyond

Jackie McLean Quintet

Grachan Moncur III (trombone) Jackie McLean (alto sax) Bobby Hutcherson (vibes) Larry Ridley (bass) Roy Haynes (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, September 20, 1963
tk.4EsotericBlue Note BLP 4165
tk.7Love And Hate-
Secret Love (incomplete)rejected
tk.19Kahlil The ProphetBlue Note BLP 4165
tk.24Riff Raff-
* Blue Note BLP 4165, BST 84165, B1-32087   Jackie McLean - Destination... Out!

Grachan Moncur III Sextet

Lee Morgan (trumpet) Grachan Moncur III (trombone) Jackie McLean (alto sax) Bobby Hutcherson (vibes) Bob Cranshaw (bass) Anthony Williams (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, November 21, 1963
tk.11Monk In WonderlandBlue Note BLP 4153
tk.12The Coaster-
tk.14Evolution-
tk.17Air Raid-
* Blue Note BLP 4153, BST 84153, CDP 7 84153 2   Grachan Moncur III - Evolution

1964

Jackie McLean Quintet

Charles Tolliver (trumpet) Jackie McLean (alto sax) Herbie Hancock (piano) Cecil McBee (bass) Roy Haynes (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, August 5, 1964
1402 tk.5TruthBlue Note BLP 4179
1403 tk.17'Snuff-
1404 tk.18Das Dat-
1405 tk.24Revillot-
1406 tk.31Cancellation-
1407 tk.33It's Time-
* Blue Note BLP 4179, BST 84179   Jackie McLean - It's Time!

Lee Morgan Sextet

Lee Morgan (trumpet) Curtis Fuller (trombone) Jackie McLean (alto sax) McCoy Tyner (piano) Bob Cranshaw (bass) Art Blakey (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, August 11, 1964
tk.7ExotiqueBlue Note LT-1058
tk.8Tom Cat-
tk.14Twice Around-
tk.29Rigormortis (aka Riggormortes)-
tk.35Twilight Mist-
* Blue Note LT-1058, CDP 7 84446 2   Lee Morgan - Tom Cat

Jackie McLean Quintet

Charles Tolliver (trumpet) Jackie McLean (alto sax) Bobby Hutcherson (vibes) Cecil McBee (bass) Steve Ellington (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, September 9, 1964
1427PlightBlue Note rejected
1428Wrong Handle-

Jackie McLean Quintet

Charles Tolliver (trumpet) Jackie McLean (alto sax) Bobby Hutcherson (vibes) Cecil McBee (bass) Billy Higgins (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, September 16, 1964
1438 tk.1ActionBlue Note BLP 4218
1439 tk.3Wrong Handle-
1440 tk.15I Hear A Rhapsody-
1441 tk.19Plight-
1442 tk.20Hootnan-
* Blue Note BLP 4218, BST 84218   Jackie McLean - Action

1965

Jackie McLean Quartet

Jackie McLean (alto sax) Larry Willis (piano) Bob Cranshaw (bass) Clifford Jarvis (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, January 29, 1965
1508 tk.2Right NowBlue Note BLP 4215
tk.3Right Now (alternate take)Blue Note CDP 7 84215 2
1509 tk.10Poor EricBlue Note BLP 4215
1510 tk.15Christel's Time-
1511 tk.22Eco-
* Blue Note BLP 4215, BST 84215, CDP 7 84215 2   Jackie McLean - Right Now!

Jackie McLean Quintet

Charles Tolliver (trumpet) Jackie McLean (alto sax) Bobby Hutcherson (vibes) Larry Ridley (bass) Jack DeJohnette (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, July 30, 1965
ClimaxBlue Note rejected
1641On The Nile-

Lee Morgan Sextet

Lee Morgan (trumpet) Jackie McLean (alto sax) Hank Mobley (tenor sax) Herbie Hancock (piano) Larry Ridley (bass) Billy Higgins (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, September 17, 1965
1650Most Like LeeBlue Note rejected
Our Man Higgins-

Lee Morgan Sextet

Lee Morgan (trumpet) Jackie McLean (alto sax) Hank Mobley (tenor sax) Herbie Hancock (piano) Larry Ridley (bass) Billy Higgins (drums): same personnel
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, September 18, 1965
1652 tk.2Our Man HigginsBlue Note BLP 4222
1653 tk.6Most Like Lee-
1654 tk.12CornbreadBlue Note 45-1930, BLP 4222
* Blue Note BLP 4222, BST 84222, CDP 7 84222 2   Lee Morgan - Cornbread
* Blue Note 45-1930   Lee Morgan - Cornbread, Part 1&2

Jackie McLean Sextet

Lee Morgan (trumpet -1,2,5) Charles Tolliver (trumpet -1,3,4) Jackie McLean (alto sax) Larry Willis (piano) Larry Ridley (bass) Jack DeJohnette (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, September 24, 1965
1. 1656 tk.4Soft BlueBlue Note BLP 4223, BN-LA457-H2
2. 1657 tk.7Climax-
3. 1658 tk.9On The Nile-
4. 1659 tk.11Jacknife-
5. 1660 tk.16Blue Fable-
* Blue Note BLP 4223   Jackie McLean - Jacknife (not released)
* Blue Note BN-LA457-H2   Jackie McLean - Jacknife

Lee Morgan Quintet

Lee Morgan (trumpet) Jackie McLean (alto sax) Larry Willis (piano) Reggie Workman (bass) Billy Higgins (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, November 16, 1965
1682 tk.1InfinityBlue Note LT-1091
1683 tk.5Growing Pains-
1684 tk.17Miss Nettie B.-
1685 tk.25Portrait Of Doll (aka My Lady)-
1686 tk.26Zip Code-
* Blue Note LT-1091   Lee Morgan - Infinity

Jackie McLean Quintet

Lee Morgan (trumpet) Jackie McLean (alto sax) Harold Mabern (piano) Herbie Lewis (bass) Billy Higgins (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, December 3, 1965
1687 tk.3ConsequencesBlue Note LT-994
1688 tk.4Bluesanova-
1689 tk.10Tolypso-
1690 tk.11Slumber (aka Soft Touch)-
1691 tk.12Vernestune (aka The Three Minors)-
1692 tk.16My Old Flame-
* Blue Note LT-994   Jackie McLean - Consequence

1966

Jackie McLean Quartet

Jackie McLean (alto sax) Larry Willis (piano) Don Moore (bass) Jack DeJohnette (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, April 18, 1966
1725 tk.3High FrequencyBlue Note BLP 4236, BN-LA457-H2
1726 tk.8Jossa Bossa-
1727 tk.15Combined Effort-
1728 tk.20Moonscape-
1729 tk.21The Bull Frog-
* Blue Note BLP 4236   Jackie McLean - High Frequency (not released)
* Blue Note BN-LA457-H2   Jackie McLean - Jacknife

Lee Morgan Sextet

Lee Morgan (trumpet) Jackie McLean (alto sax) Hank Mobley (tenor sax) Cedar Walton (piano) Paul Chambers (bass) Billy Higgins (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, September 29, 1966
1795 tk.4The Double UpBlue Note BST 84312
1796 tk.6Somethin' Cute-
1797 tk.15Sweet Honey BeeBlue Note 45-1947, BST 84312
1798 tk.17The Murphy ManBlue Note BST 84312
1799 tk.20Hey ChicoBlue Note 45-1947, BST 84312
1800 tk.22Rainy NightBlue Note BST 84312
* Blue Note BST 84312   Lee Morgan - Charisma
* Blue Note 45-1947   Lee Morgan - Sweet Honey Bee / Hey Chico

Jackie McLean Quartet

Jackie McLean (alto sax) Lamont Johnson (piano) Scott Holt (bass) Billy Higgins (drums)
"Left Bank Jazz Society", "Famous Ballroom", Baltimore, MD, December 18, 1966
Dr. Jackle (aka Minor March)SteepleChase (D) SCC-6005
Melody For Melonae-
Jossa Bossa (incomplete)SteepleChase (D) SCCD-36005
Little MelonaeSteepleChase (D) SCC-6005
Closing-
same session
Tune UpSteepleChase (D) SCC-6023
I Remember You-
ClosingSteepleChase (D) SCCD-36023
Jack's TuneSteepleChase (D) SCC-6023
Smile-
Closing-
* SteepleChase (D) SCC-6005, SCCD-36005   Jackie McLean Quartet - Dr. Jackle
* SteepleChase (D) SCC-6023, SCCD-36023   Jackie McLean Quartet - Tune Up

1967

Jackie McLean Quintet

Grachan Moncur III (trombone) Jackie McLean (alto sax) Lamont Johnson (piano) Scott Holt (bass) Billy Higgins (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, February 3, 1967
1829 tk.7HipnosisBlue Note BN-LA483-H2
1830 tk.11Slow Poke-
1831 tk.21The Breakout-
1832 tk.30Back Home-
1833 tk.40The Reason Why-
* Blue Note BN-LA483-H2   Jackie McLean - Hipnosis

Jackie McLean Quartet

Jackie McLean (alto sax) Lamont Johnson (piano) Scott Holt (bass) Billy Higgins (drums)
RCA Victor's Studios, NYC, February 15, 1967
UPA1-3860Embraceable YouRCA Victor LPM-3783
UPA1-3861Old Folks-
* RCA Victor LPM-3783   J.J. Johnson/Howard McGhee/Max Roach/Sonny Stitt - Tribute To Charlie Parker From The Newport Jazz Festival

Jackie McLean Quintet

Ornette Coleman (trumpet) Jackie McLean (alto sax) Lamont Johnson (piano) Scott Holt (bass) Billy Higgins (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, March 24, 1967
1864 tk.6Old GospelBlue Note BLP 4262
1865 tk.9Strange As It Seems-
1866 tk.10Lifetime: Offspring / Midway / Vernzone / The Inevitable End-
* Blue Note BLP 4262, BST 84262   Jackie McLean - New And Old Gospel

Jackie McLean Sextet

Woody Shaw (trumpet -1/4,6) Grachan Moncur III (trombone -3,4,6) Jackie McLean (alto sax) Lamont Johnson (piano) Scott Holt (bass) Rashied Ali (drums) Barbara Simmons (recitation -4)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, September 8, 1967
1. 1934 tk.2Big Ben's Voice (alternate take)Blue Note 7243 8 59383 2
2. 1934 tk.3Big Ben's VoiceBlue Note BST 84284
3. 1935 tk.4Conversion Point-
4. 1936 tk.8Soul-
5. 1937 tk.14Dear Nick, Dear John-
6. 1938 tk.17Erdu-
* Blue Note BST 84284, 7243 8 59383 2   Jackie McLean - 'Bout Soul

Jack Wilson Sextet

Lee Morgan (trumpet) Garnett Brown (trombone) Jackie McLean (alto sax) Jack Wilson (piano) Bob Cranshaw (bass) Billy Higgins (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, September 22, 1967
1951 tk.4Frank's TuneBlue Note BST 84270
1952 tk.11Easterly Winds-
1953 tk.16Nirvanna-
1954 tk.17On Children-
1955 tk.20Do It-
* Blue Note BST 84270, 7243 4 73161 2 8   Jack Wilson - Easterly Winds

Hank Mobley Sextet

Blue Mitchell (trumpet) Jackie McLean (alto sax) Hank Mobley (tenor sax) John Hicks (piano) Bob Cranshaw (bass) Billy Higgins (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, October 9, 1967
1965 tk.4Two And OneBlue Note BST 84273
1966 tk.6Bossa Deluxe-
1967 tk.12Hi Voltage-
1968 tk.15Flirty Girty-
1969 tk.16Advance Notice-
* Blue Note BST 84273, CDP 7 84273 2   Hank Mobley - Hi Voltage

Lee Morgan Sextet

Lee Morgan (trumpet) Jackie McLean (alto sax) Frank Mitchell (tenor sax) Cedar Walton (piano) Victor Sproles (bass) Billy Higgins (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, November 10, 1967
1982 tk.7Anti ClimaxBlue Note BST 84335
1983 tk.11Psychedelic-
1984 tk.17Short Count-
1985 tk.20The Sixth Sense-
1986 tk.22Afreaka (aka Mission Eternal)-
* Blue Note BST 84335, 7243 5 22467 2   Lee Morgan - The Sixth Sense

Jackie McLean Quintet

Woody Shaw (trumpet, flugelhorn) Jackie McLean (alto sax) Lamont Johnson (piano) Scott Holt (bass) Jack DeJohnette (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, December 22, 1967
2009 tk.5FloogehBlue Note BST 84345
2010 tk.11Sweet Love Of Mine-
2011 tk.13?Demon's Dance-
2012 tk.14?Toy Land-
2013 tk.21?Message From Trane-
2014 tk.22Boo Ann's Grand-
* Blue Note BST 84345, CDP 7 84345 2   Jackie McLean - Demon's Dance

1968

Jackie McLean Sextet

Woody Shaw (trumpet) Jackie McLean (alto sax) Tyrone Washington (tenor sax) Bobby Hutcherson (vibes) Scott Holt (bass) Norman Connors (drums)
Plaza Sound Studios, NYC, July 5, 1968
3054In Case You Haven't HeardBlue Note rejected
3055Hymn To Rap-
3056One For Jeru-
3057Kupenda-
3058Abrasion-

1972 (age 41)

Jackie McLean Quartet

Jackie McLean (alto sax) Kenny Drew (piano) Bo Stief (bass) Alex Riel (drums)
"Jazzhus Montmartre", Copenhagen, Denmark, August 5, 1972
SmileSteepleChase (D) SCS-1001
Das Dat-
Parker's Mood-
ConfirmationSteepleChase (D) SCCD-31001
ClosingSteepleChase (D) SCS-1001
* SteepleChase (D) SCS-1001, SCCD-31001   Jackie McLean - Live At Montmartre

1973

Altissimo Jam Session

Gary Bartz, Lee Konitz, Charlie Maliano, Jackie McLean (alto sax) Joachim Kuhn (piano) Palle Danielsson (bass) Han Bennink (drums)
Copenhagen, Denmark, July 15, 1973
Another Hair DoPhilips (J) RJ-5102
Mode For Jay Mae-
Love Choral-
Fanfare-
Du (Rain)-
Hymn-
Telieledu Rama-
* Philips (J) RJ-5102   Gary Bartz/Lee Konitz/Charlie Mariano/Jackie McLean - Altissimo

Jackie McLean Quartet Featuring Gary Bartz

Gary Bartz, Jackie McLean (alto sax) Thomas Clausen (piano) Bo Stief (bass) Alex Riel (drums)
Sound Track Studio, Copenhagen, Denmark, July 17, 1973
Monk's DanceSteepleChase (D) SCS-1009
Ode To Super-
Great Rainstreet Blues-
Watercircle-
Watercircle (take 6)SteepleChase (D) SCCD-31009
Red Cross (take 1)-
Red CrossSteepleChase (D) SCS-1009
* SteepleChase (D) SCS-1009, SCCD-31009   Jackie McLean Featuring Gary Bartz - Ode To Super

Jackie McLean Quartet

Jackie McLean (alto sax) Kenny Drew (piano) Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen (bass) Alex Riel (drums)
2F, Jazzhus Montmartre, Copenhagen, Denmark, July 18, 1973
Jack's TuneSteepleChase (D) SCS-1013
* SteepleChase (D) SCS-1013, SCCD-31013   Jackie McLean - A Ghetto Lullaby

Jackie McLean Quartet

Jackie McLean (alto sax) Kenny Drew (piano) Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen (bass) Alex Riel (drums): same personnel
2F, Jazzhus Montmartre, Copenhagen, Denmark, July 19, 1973
Mode For Jay MacSteepleChase (D) SCS-1013
Where Is Love-
Callin'-
A Ghetto Lullaby-
* SteepleChase (D) SCS-1013, SCCD-31013   Jackie McLean - A Ghetto Lullaby

Jackie McLean - Dexter Gordon Quintet

Jackie McLean (alto sax) Dexter Gordon (tenor sax) Kenny Drew (piano) Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen (bass) Alex Riel (drums)
"Jazzhus Montmartre", Copenhagen, Denmark, July 20, 1973
Introduction By Jackie McLeanSteepleChase (D) SCS-1006
All Clean-
Half NelsonSteepleChase (D) SCS-1020
I Can't Get Started-
On The TrailSteepleChase (D) SCCD-31020, SCCD-37001/2
The Theme-
* SteepleChase (D) SCS-1006, SCCD-31006   Jackie McLean Featuring Dexter Gordon, Vol. 1 - The Meeting
= SteepleChase (D) SCCD-37001/2   Jackie McLean/Dexter Gordon - Montmartre Summit 1973
* SteepleChase (D) SCS-1020, SCCD-31020   Jackie McLean Feat. Dexter Gordon, Vol. 2 - The Source
= SteepleChase (D) SCCD-37001/2   Jackie McLean/Dexter Gordon - Montmartre Summit 1973

Jackie McLean - Dexter Gordon Quintet

Jackie McLean (alto sax) Dexter Gordon (tenor sax) Kenny Drew (piano) Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen (bass) Alex Riel (drums): same personnel
"Jazzhus Montmartre", Copenhagen, Denmark, July 21, 1973
Rue De La HarpeSteepleChase (D) SCS-1006
Callin'SteepleChase (D) SCCD-31006, SCCD-37001/2
SunsetSteepleChase (D) SCS-1006
On The Trail-
Another Hair-DoSteepleChase (D) SCS-1020
Dexter Digs In-
The Theme-
* SteepleChase (D) SCS-1006, SCCD-31006   Jackie McLean Featuring Dexter Gordon, Vol. 1 - The Meeting
= SteepleChase (D) SCCD-37001/2   Jackie McLean/Dexter Gordon - Montmartre Summit 1973
* SteepleChase (D) SCS-1020, SCCD-31020   Jackie McLean Feat. Dexter Gordon, Vol. 2 - The Source
= SteepleChase (D) SCCD-37001/2   Jackie McLean/Dexter Gordon - Montmartre Summit 1973

Jackie McLean Quintet

Jackie McLean (alto sax) Rene McLean (tenor sax) Hilton Ruiz (piano) James Benjamin (bass) Michael Carvin (drums)
live in Chateauvallon, France, August 21, 1973
Jack's TuneEditoriale Pantheon (It) JCD 04
* Editoriale Pantheon (It) JCD 04   Sonny Rollins Quintet/Jackie McLean Quintet In Concert - Chateauvallon 1973: The <<Jazz>> Collection

1974

Jackie McLean - Michael Carvin Duo

Jackie McLean (alto sax, temple blacks, bells, bamboo flute, voices, kalimba, piano, percussion) Michael Garvin (drums, temple blacks, bells, bamboo flute, voices, kalimba, percussion)
Tocano Studio, Copenhagen, Denmark, August 16, 1974
The TobSteepleChase (D) SCS-1028
Antiquity: The Hump-
Antiquity: The Slaveship-
Antiquity: The Hunter And His Game / The Crossing-
Long Go Bye (as Gong Go Lye)-
Ti Ti-
Down In The Bottom-
Da I Comalee Ah-
* SteepleChase (D) SCS-1028, SCCD-31028   Jackie McLean And Michael Carvin - Antiquity

Jackie McLean And The Cosmic Brotherhood

Billy Skinner (trumpet) Jackie McLean (tenor sax) Rene McLean (tenor, alto, soprano sax) Billy Gault (piano) James "Fish" Benjamin (bass) Michael Carvin (drums)
Minot Sound Studios, White Plains, NY, October 30, 1974
New York CallingSteepleChase (D) SCS-1023
Star Dancer-
Camel Driver-
Some Other Time-
Adrian's Dance-
New York Calling (take 3)SteepleChase (D) SCCD-31023
* SteepleChase (D) SCS-1023, SCCD-31023   Jackie McLean And The Cosmic Brotherhood - New York Calling

1976

Mal Waldron - Jackie McLean Quartet

Jackie McLean (alto sax) Mal Waldron (piano) Isao Suzuki (bass -1,2,4/6) Billy Higgins (drums -1,2,4/6)
Tokyo, Japan, April 12, 1976
1.J.M.'s Dream DollVictor (J) SMJ-6137
2.I Loves You, Porgy-
3.I'm A Fool To Want You-
4.Blues For Matsuura-
5.No More-
6.Left Alone-
* Victor (J) SMJ-6137   Mal Waldron/Jackie McLean - Like Old Time

1977

Art Farmer Quintet

Art Farmer (flugelhorn) Jackie McLean (alto sax) Cedar Walton (piano) Sam Jones (bass) Billy Higgins (drums)
"Yubin Chokin Hall", Tokyo, Japan, April 27, 1977
ConstellationCTI 7089
In The Wee Small Hours Of The Morning-
Moving Out-
* CTI 7089   Art Farmer - Live In Tokyo (not released)
= CTI (J) GP 3116   Art Farmer - Live In Tokyo

1978

Jackie McLean With The Great Jazz Trio

Jackie McLean (alto sax) Hank Jones (piano) Ron Carter (bass) Tony Williams (drums)
Sound Ideas Studios, NYC, April 6 & 7, 1978
Appointment In Ghana AgainEast Wind (J) EW-8057
It Never Entered My Mind-
'Round About Midnight-
Little Melonae Again-
Bein' Green-
Confirmation-
* East Wind (J) EW-8057, 18PJ-1002; Inner City IC 6029   Jackie McLean With The Great Jazz Trio - New Wine In Old Bottles

Jackie McLean Group

Mark Markowitz, Marvin Stamm (trumpet, flugelhorn -3,5,7) Sam Burtis, Urbie Green (trombone -3,5,7) Phil Bodner (flute, alto flute -3,5,7) Jackie McLean (alto sax) Lou Marini (alto sax -3,5,7) Harry Lookofsky (violin -1,4) Clifford Carter (keyboards, Minimoog, Oberheim polyphonic synthesizer) Hiram Bullock (guitar) Mark Egan (electric bass) Will Lee (electric bass -6) Steve Jordan (drums) Sammy Figueroa (congas, percussion) Lani Groves, Yvonne Lewis, Yolanda McCullough (backing vocals -3,5,6) Gordon Gordy, Paul Griffin, Zach Sanders (backing vocals -4,6) Mitch Farber (composer, arranger, producer)
RCA Studios, NYC, November, 1978-January, 1979
1.MonumentsRCA AFL1-3230
2.On The Slick Side-
3.They All Seem To Disappear-
4.Gotta Get A Piece Of Your Soul-
5.Long-Time Lover-
6.Dr. Jackyll And Mr. Funk-
7.The Molimo-
* RCA AFL1-3230   Jackie McLean - Monuments

1985 (age 54)

McCoy Tyner - Jackie McLean Quintet At One Night With Blue Note

Woody Shaw (trumpet) Jackie McLean (alto sax) McCoy Tyner (piano) Cecil McBee (bass) Jack DeJohnette (drums)
"Town Hall", NYC, February 22, 1985
Appointment In GhanaBlue Note BT 85114, BTDK 85117
Passion Dance-
Blues On The Corner-
* Blue Note BT 85114, CDP 7 46148 2   Various Artists - One Night With Blue Note, Vol. 2
* Blue Note BTDK 85117   Various Artists - One Night With Blue Note, Preserved

McCoy Tyner - Jackie McLean Quintet

Jon Faddis (trumpet) Jackie McLean (alto sax) McCoy Tyner (piano) Ron Carter (bass) Al Foster (drums)
Right Track Recording, NYC, April 6 & 7, 1985
Spur Of The MomentBlue Note BT 85102
Hip-Toe-
* Blue Note BT 85102, CDP 7 46291 2   McCoy Tyner/Jackie McLean - It's About Time

McCoy Tyner - Jackie McLean Quintet

Jackie McLean (alto sax) McCoy Tyner (piano) Marcus Miller (bass) Al Foster (drums) Steve Thornton (percussion)
Right Track Recording, NYC, April 7, 1985
It's About TimeBlue Note BT 85102
* Blue Note BT 85102, CDP 7 46291 2   McCoy Tyner/Jackie McLean - It's About Time

1986

Mal Waldron - Jackie McLean Quartet

Jackie McLean (alto sax) Mal Waldron (piano) Herbie Lewis (bass) Eddie Moore (drums)
"Gotanda U-Port Kan'i Hoken Hall", Tokyo, Japan, September 1, 1986
Left AlonePaddle Wheel (J) K28P-6453
God Bless The Child-
All Of Me-
The Cat Walk-
Lover Man-
Minor Pulsation-
Good Morning, Heartache-
Super Okra Blues-
Left Alone (alternate take)Paddle Wheel (J) K32Y-6167, 240E-6814
* Paddle Wheel (J) K28P-6453, K32Y-6167, 240E-6814   Mal Waldron/Jackie McLean - Left Alone '86

1988

The Jackie McLean Quintet Featuring Rene McLean

Jackie McLean (alto sax -1/7,9,10) Rene McLean (tenor, soprano sax, flute) Hotep Idris Galeta (piano) Nat Reeves (bass) Cal Allen (drums)
Paramount Recording Studios, Hollywood, CA, November 5, 1988
1.FiveTriloka Records 320181-2
2.Bird Lives-
3.House Is Not A Home-
4.Third World Express-
5.Dance Little Mandissa-
6.J. Mac's Dynasty-
7.Knot The Blues-
8.Zimbabwe-
9.King Tut's Strut-
10.Muti-Woman-
* Triloka Records 320181-2   The Jackie McLean Quintet Featuring Rene McLean - Dynasty

1989

Don Sickler - Jackie McLean Septet

Don Sickler (trumpet, leader) Jackie McLean (alto sax) Johnny Griffin (tenor sax) Cecil Payne (baritone sax) Duke Jordan (piano) Ron Carter (bass) Roy Haynes (drums)
"Theatre De Boulogne-Billancourt", Boulogne, France, June 7, 1989
Bird LivesVerve (F) 841 132-2, (J) J45J-20368/69; Birdlogy (F) 37014
Yardbird Suite-
Parker's Mood-
Chasin' The Bird-
Big Foot-
Donna Lee-
same session
Shaw 'NuffVerve (F) 841 133-2, (J) J45J-20368/69
Billie's Bounce-
Relaxin' At Camarillo-
Don't Blame Me-
Scrapple From The Apple-
Dewey Square-
Big Foot (2nd version)-
* Verve (F) 841 132-2   Various Artists - Birdology: Live At The TBB Jazz Festival, Vol. 1
* Verve (J) J45J-20368/69   Various Artists - Birdology
* Birdlogy (F) 37014   Various Artists - Birdology: Tribute To Charlie Parker
* Verve (F) 841 133-2   Various Artists - Birdology: Live At The TBB Jazz Festival, Vol. 2

Paris All Stars

Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet, vocals -1/6,8,9) Jackie McLean, Phil Woods (alto sax) Stan Getz (tenor sax -1/6,8,9) Milt Jackson (vibes -1/6,8,9) Hank Jones (piano) Percy Heath (bass) Max Roach (drums)
"La Grande Halle", La Villette, Paris, France, June 15, 1989
1.Steeplechase (Birks' Works)A&M 75021 5300-2
2.Warm Valley-
3.Drummers' Sweet: The Third Eye / Billy The Kid / The Drum Also Waltzes-
4.Old Folks-
5.Yardbird Suite-
6.Con Alma-
7.Cherokee-
8.A Night In Tunisia-
9.Oo-Pa-Pa-Da-
* A&M 75021 5300-2   The Paris All Stars - Homage To Charlie Parker

Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers And Special Guests

Brian Lynch (trumpet) Frank Lacy (trombone) Donald Harrison (alto sax) Javon Jackson (tenor sax) Geoff Keezer (piano) Essiet Okon Essiet as Essiet Okun Essiet (bass) Art Blakey (drums) plus Terence Blanchard, Freddie Hubbard (trumpet) Curtis Fuller (trombone) Jackie McLean (alto sax) Benny Golson, Wayne Shorter (tenor sax) Walter Davis Jr. (piano) Buster Williams (bass) Roy Haynes (drums) Michele Hendricks (vocals)
"Leverkusen Jazz Festival", West Germany, October 9, 1989
Two Of A KindIN+OUT Records (G) IOR CD 77028-2
Moanin'-
Along Care Betty-
Lester Left Town-
Mr. Blakey-
Drum Duo-
Blues March-
Buhaina's Valediction-
interview-
* IN+OUT Records (G) IOR CD 77028-2   Art Blakey's Jazz Messengers - The Art Of Jazz

1990

Abbey Lincoln

Clark Terry (trumpet, flugelhorn) Jerry Dogion, Jackie McLean (alto sax) Allen-Jean Mery (piano) Charlie Haden (bass) Billy Higgins (drums) Abbey Lincoln (vocals) Ron Carter (arranger)
NYC, February 21, 22 & 27, 1990
The World Is Falling DownVerve 843 476-2
First Song-
You Must Believe In Spring And Love-
I Got Thunder And It Rings-
How High The Moon-
When Love Was You And Me-
Hi-Fly-
Love For Life-
* Verve 843 476-2   Abbey Lincoln - The World Is Falling Down

1991 (age 60)

The Jackie McLean Quintet Featuring Rene McLean

Jackie McLean (alto sax) Rene McLean (tenor, alto, soprano sax) Hotep Idris Galeta (piano) Nat Reeves (bass) Cal Allen (drums) with guest: Lenny Castro (percussion -3,6)
Soundworks West, Hollywood, CA, January 29 & 30, 1991
1.A CallingTriloka Records 320188-2
2.My Lady (Portrait Of Doll)-
3.Destiny's Romance-
4.Cyclical-
5.Morning Prayer-
6.Rites Of Passage-
7.Naima's Tone Poem-
8.Firesign-
9.Yesterday's Blues Tomorrow-
10.Rendezvous In Congo Square-
* Triloka Records 320188-2   The Jackie McLean Quintet Featuring Rene McLean - Rites Of Passage

Jackie McLean Quartet

Jackie McLean (alto sax) Hotep Idris Galeta (piano) Nat Reeves (bass) Carl Allen (drums)
"Hnita Hoeve Jazz Club", Heist-op-den-Berg, Belgium, April 2, 1991
CyclicalBirdlogy (F) 314 519 270-2
Song For My Queen-
Dance Little Mandissa-
Minor March-
'Round Midnight-
Five-
* Birdlogy (F) 314 519 270-2, 37022   Jackie McLean - The Jackie Mac Attack Live

Miles Davis Band With Special Guest

Miles Davis (trumpet) Jackie McLean (alto sax) Steve Grossman (tenor sax) Chick Corea (electric piano) Dave Holland (bass) Al Foster (drums)
"La Grande Halle De La Villette", Paris, France, July 10, 1991
Out Of The Blue / DigBeech Marten (It) BM 053/2
Miles Davis (trumpet) Bill Evans (soprano sax) Kenny Garrett, Jackie McLean (alto sax) Steve Grossman (tenor sax) Chick Corea (electric piano) Deron Johnson (synthesizer) John McLaughlin, John Scofield (guitar) Joe "Foley" McCreary (lead bass) Dave Holland (bass) Darryl Jones, Richard Patterson (electric bass) Al Foster, Ricky Wellman (drums)
Jean Pierre-
* Beech Marten (It) BM 053/2   Miles Davis - Black Devil

1992

Dizzy Gillespie And His Orchestra

Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet) Paquito D'Rivera, Jackie McLean (alto sax) Danilo Perez (piano) George Mraz (bass) Lewis Nash, Kenny Washington (drums) Bobby McFerrin (vocals)
"Blue Note", NYC, January 25, 1992
Oo Pa Pa DaTelarc CD-83307
Diamond Jubilee Blues-
The Theme-
* Telarc CD-83307   Dizzy Gillespie - To Bird With Love

Jackie McLean Septet

Roy Hargrove (trumpet) Steve Davis (trombone) Jackie McLean (alto sax) Steve Nelson (vibes) Alan Palmer (piano) Nat Reeves (bass) Eric McPherson (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, March 12 & 13, 1992
Rhythm Of The EarthBirdlogy (F) 314 517 075-2
For Hofsa-
Sirius System-
The Explorers-
Oh Children Rise-
Osyris Returns-
The Collective Expression-
Dark Castle-
* Birdlogy (F) 314 517 075-2, 37009   Jackie McLean - Rhythm Of The Earth

1994

The Jazz Masters

Roy Hargrove (trumpet) J.J. Johnson (trombone -2) Jackie McLean (alto sax) Joe Henderson (tenor sax -2) Stephen Scott (piano -1) Herbie Hancock, Hank Jones (piano -2) Kenny Burrell (guitar -2) Pat Metheny (electric guitar -1) Christian McBride (bass) Ray Brown (bass -2) Al Foster (drums -1) Kenny Washington (drums -2)
"Carnegie Hall", NYC, April 6, 1994
1.The Eternal TriangleVerve 314 523 150-2
2.Now's The Time-
* Verve 314 523 150-2   Various Artists - Carnegie Hall Salutes The Jazz Masters: Verve 50th Anniversary

1996

Jackie McLean Quartet Featuring Junko Onishi

Jackie McLean (alto sax) Junko Onishi (piano) Nat Reeves (bass) Lewis Nash (drums)
The Power Station, NYC, January 28-31, 1996
Little Melonaesomethin'else (J) TOCJ-5581
A Cottage For Sale-
Solar-
Bags' Groove-
Will You Still Be Mine-
Left Alone-
Jackie's Hat-
Sentimental Journey-
Bluesnik-
* somethin'else (J) TOCJ-5581, TOCJ-95031   Jackie McLean Meets Junko Onishi - Hat Trick

1997

Jackie McLean Septet

Raymond Williams (trumpet, flugelhorn) Steve Davis (trombone) Jackie McLean (alto sax) Rene McLean (tenor sax, flute) Alan Jay Palmer (piano) Phil Bowler (bass) Eric McPherson (drums)
Avatar Studios, NYC, July 13 & 15, 1997
Mr. Esomethin'else (J) TOCJ-5590
Beautiful Majestic One-
Optimism-
I Found You-
The Griot-
Excursions-
Cryptography-
Entrapment-
Rites Of Passage-
* somethin'else (J) TOCJ-5590   Jackie McLean Septet - Fire And Love

Llew Mathews Trio Featuring Jackie McLean

Jackie McLean (alto sax) Llew Mathews (piano) Stan Gilbert (bass) Albert Heath (drums)
West World Recording Studio, Los Angeles, CA, October 7 & 8, 1997
Dark EyesKey'stone (J) VACY-1022
My Funny Valentine-
* Key'stone (J) VACY-1022, VACY-3014   Llew Mathews Trio Featuring Jackie McLean - Nathalie

1999

Jackie McLean Quartet

Jackie McLean (alto sax) Cedar Walton (piano) David Williams (bass) Billy Higgins (drums)
Avatar Studios, NYC, June 12 & 13, 1999
You Don't Know What Love Issomethin'else (J) TOCJ-68045
Nature Boy-
I Can't Get Started-
What Is This Thing Called Love-
I Fall In Love Too Easily-
Smoke Gets In Your Eyes-
Star Eyes-
A Nightingale Sang In Berkeley Square-
* somethin'else (J) TOCJ-68045   Jackie McLean - Nature Boy