Jackie McLean Catalog

1948 (age 17)

Charlie Singleton - Camel Walkin' / Hard Times Are Coming   Star 719

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'
Hard Times Are Coming

1951 (age 20)

Conception Featuring Stan Getz, Miles Davis, Zoot Sims, Sonny Rollins, Gerry Mulligan, Lee Konitz   Prestige PRLP 7013   1956

Miles Davis, trumpet; Jackie McLean as Jackie McClean as Jack McLean, alto sax; Sonny Rollins, tenor sax; Walter Bishop, piano; Tommy Potter, bass; Art Blakey, drums.

Apex Studios, NYC, October 5, 1951

228Conception

** also released on Miles Davis/Stan Getz/Gerry Mulligan/Lee Konitz/Sonny Rollins/Zoot Sims - Conception, Prestige PRLP 7013 (later) in 1956+; Original Jazz Classics OJC-1726 in 1989, OJCCD-1726-2 in 1990.

Miles Davis Featuring Sonny Rollins - Dig   Prestige PRLP 7012   1956

Miles Davis, trumpet; Jackie McLean as Jackie McClean as Jack McLean, alto sax; Sonny Rollins, tenor sax; Walter Bishop, piano; Tommy Potter, bass; Art Blakey, drums.: same session.

Apex Studios, NYC, October 5, 1951

229Out Of The Blue
230Denial
231Bluing
232Dig

** also released on Diggin' With The Miles Davis Sextet, Prestige PRLP 7281 in 1963, PRST 7281 in 1963. and on Original Jazz Classics OJC-005 in 1982, OJCCD-005-2 in 1987.

1952

Miles Davis And His All Stars - Rare Broadcast Performances   Ozone 8   1970s

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

Confirmation
Out Of The Blue (mistitled as Evans)

same personnel.

Birdland, NYC, May 3, 1952

Wee Dot
The Chase
Out Of The Blue (mistitled as Evans)

Miles Davis Volume 1   Blue Note BLP 1501   1955

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 Stockholm
BN429-3 tk.6Chance It
BN430-0 tk.7Donna (alternate master)
BN431-2 tk.12Would'n You (alternate master)

** also released on Blue Note BST 81501 (pseudo stereo) in 1966.

Miles Davis Volume 1   Blue Note CDP 7 81501 2   1988

Miles Davis, trumpet; Jay Jay Johnson, trombone; Jackie McLean, alto sax; "Gil" Coggins, piano; Oscar Pettiford, bass; Kenny Clarke, drums.: same session.

WOR Studios, NYC, May 9, 1952

BN429-2 tk.5Chance It (alternate take)

Miles Davis Volume 2   Blue Note BLP 1502   1956

Miles Davis, trumpet; Jay Jay Johnson, trombone; Jackie McLean, alto sax; "Gil" Coggins, piano; Oscar Pettiford, bass; Kenny Clarke, drums.: same session.

WOR Studios, NYC, May 9, 1952

BN430-1 tk.8Donna
BN431-3 tk.13Would'n You

** also released on Blue Note BST 81502 (pseudo stereo) in 1968.

Miles Davis - Enigma   Blue Note BN 5071   2014

Miles Davis, trumpet; J.J. Johnson, trombone; Jackie McLean, alto sax; "Gil" Coggins, piano; Oscar Pettiford, bass; Kenny Clarke, drums.

WOR Studios, NYC, May 9, 1952

Chance It (alternate take 3)
Chance It (alternate take 4)

1955

Miles Davis And Milt Jackson Quintet/Sextet   Prestige PRLP 7034   1956

Miles Davis, trumpet; Jackie McLean, alto sax; Milt Jackson, vibes; Ray Bryant, piano; Percy Heath, bass; Arthur Taylor, drums.

Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, August 5, 1955

781Dr. Jackle
783Minor March

** also released on Miles Davis - Odyssey!, Prestige PRST 7540 in 1968. and on Original Jazz Classics OJC-012 in 1982, OJCCD-012-2 in 1989.

George Wallington Quintet At The Bohemia Featuring The Peck   Progressive PLP 1001   1956

Donald Byrd, trumpet; Jackie McLean as Jackie McClean, alto sax; George Wallington, piano; Paul Chambers, bass; Art Taylor, drums.

Cafe Bohemia, Greenwich Village, NY, September 9, 1955

Johnny One Note
Sweet Blanche
Minor March
Snakes
Jay Mac's Crib
Bohemia After Dark / The Peck

** also released on The George Wallington Quintet Live! At Cafe Bohemia/1955, Prestige PRST 7820 in 1970. and on The George Wallington Quintet Live! At Cafe Bohemia, Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-1813-2 in 1992.

The George Wallington Quintet Live! At Cafe Bohemia   Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-1813-2   1992

Donald Byrd, trumpet; Jackie McLean as Jackie McClean, alto sax; George Wallington, piano; Paul Chambers, bass; Art Taylor, drums.: same session.

Cafe Bohemia, Greenwich Village, NY, September 9, 1955

Minor March (alternate)

** originally released on George Wallington Quintet At The Bohemia Featuring The Peck, Progressive PLP 1001 in 1956 + 1 bonus track.

George Wallington Quintet At The Bohemia Featuring The Peck (fuchsia)   Overseas (J) ULS-1860-V   1976

Donald Byrd, trumpet; Jackie McLean as Jackie McClean, alto sax; George Wallington, piano; Paul Chambers, bass; Art Taylor, drums.: same session.

Cafe Bohemia, Greenwich Village, NY, September 9, 1955

Johnny One Note
Sweet Blanche
-
Minor March
Snakes
Jay Mac's Crib
Bohemia After Dark
The Peck

The George Wallington Quintet At The Cafe Bohemia   Progressive PRO-7001   1985

Donald Byrd, trumpet; Jackie McLean, alto sax; George Wallington, piano, leader; Paul Chambers, bass; Art Taylor, drums.

Cafe Bohemia, Greenwich Village, NY, September 9, 1955

Snakes
Minor March
Jay Mac's Crib
The Peck
Bohemia After Dark
Johnny One Note
Sweet Blanche
The Peck

Presenting... Jackie McLean - The New Tradition   Ad Lib ADL 6601   1955

Donald Byrd, trumpet #1-5; Jackie McLean, alto sax; Mal Waldron, piano; Douglas Watkins, bass; Ronald Tucker, drums.

Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, October 21, 1955

1. 11053It's You Or No One
2. 11054Blue Doll
3. 11055Mood Malody
4. 11056The Way You Look Tonight
5. 11057Little Melonae
6. 11058Lover Man (alto sax solo)

** also released on The Jackie McLean Quintet, Jubilee JLP 1064 in 1958, JGM 1064 in 1959. and on Jackie McLean Quintet, Josie Jazz Series JJM-3503 in 1962, JJS-3503 in 1962.
** part of Jackie McLean Sextet - Echoes Of An Era: Tune Up, Roulette RE-129 in 1976.

1956

The Jackie McLean Quintet With Donald Byrd And Elmo Hope - Lights Out!   Prestige PRLP 7035   1956

Donald Byrd, trumpet; Jackie McLean, alto sax; Elmo Hope, piano; Doug Watkins, bass; Arthur Taylor, drums.

Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, January 27, 1956

850A Foggy Day
851Kerplunk
852Up
853Lorraine
854Inding
855Lights Out

** also released on Jackie McLean - Lights Out, New Jazz NJLP 8263 in 1962. and on Jackie McLean, Donald Byrd, Elmo Hope, Doug Watkins, Arthur Taylor - Lights Out!, Prestige PRST 7757 in 1970. and on Original Jazz Classics OJC-426 in 1990, OJCCD-426-2 in 1990.
** part of Jackie McLean - Contour, Prestige P-24076 in 1977.

The Charlie Mingus Jazz Workshop - Pithecanthropus Erectus   Atlantic LP 1237   1956

Jackie McLean, alto sax; J.R. Monterose, tenor sax #1-3; Mal Waldron, piano; Charlie Mingus, bass; Willie Jones, drums.

Audio-Video Studios, NYC, January 30, 1956

1. 1865Pithecanthropus Erectus: Evolution / Superiority-Complex / Decline / Destruction
2. 1866A Foggy Day
3. 1868Love Chant
4. 1869Profile Of Jackie

** also released on Charles Mingus - Pithecanthropus Erectus, Atlantic SD 8809 in 1981.
** part of Charles Mingus - Passions Of A Man: The Complete Atlantic Recordings 1956-1961, Rhino R2 72871 in 1997.

Gene Ammons - Hi Fidelity Jam Session   Prestige PRLP 7039   1956

Art Farmer, trumpet; Jackie McLean, alto sax; Gene Ammons, tenor sax; Duke Jordan, piano; Addison Farmer, bass; Art Taylor, drums; Candido, congas.

Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, April 23, 1956

880Happy Blues
881The Great Lie
882Can't We Be Friends
883Madhouse

** also released on Gene Ammons All Stars - The Happy Blues, Prestige PRLP 7039 (later) in 1957+; Original Jazz Classics OJC-013 in 1982, OJCCD-013-2 in 1991. and on Gene Ammons - The Happy Blues (Vol. 1 Of The Gene Ammons Jam Sessions), Prestige PRST 7654 in 1969.

Jackie McLean - 4, 5 And 6   Prestige PRLP 7048   1956

Donald Byrd, trumpet #3; Jackie McLean, alto sax; Mal Waldron, piano; Doug Watkins, bass; Arthur Taylor, drums.

Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, July 13, 1956

1. 928Sentimental Journey
2. 929Why Was I Born?
3. 930Contour

Donald Byrd, trumpet #2,3; Jackie McLean, alto sax; Hank Mobley, tenor sax #3; Mal Waldron, piano; Doug Watkins, bass; Arthur Taylor, drums.

Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, July 20, 1956

1. 931When I Fall In Love
2. 932Abstraction
3. 933Confirmation

** also released on 4, 5 & 6, New Jazz NJLP 8279 in 1963. and on Original Jazz Classics OJC-056 in 1983, OJCCD-056-2 in 1991.
** part of Contour, Prestige P-24076 in 1977.

Gene Ammons All Stars - Hi Fi Jam Session   Prestige PRLP 7060   1956

Donald Byrd, Art Farmer, trumpet; Jackie McLean, alto sax; Gene Ammons, tenor sax; Mal Waldron, piano; Doug Watkins, bass; Arthur Taylor, drums.

Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, July 13, 1956

940Jammin' With Gene
941We'll Be Together Again
942Not Really The Blues

** also released on Not Really The Blues, Prestige PRLP 7060 (later) in 1961+. and on Gene Ammons - Jammin' With Gene (Vol. 2 Of The Gene Ammons Jam Sessions), Prestige PRST 7781 in 1970. and on Original Jazz Classics OJC-211 in 1986, OJCCD-211-2 in 1991.

Mobleys Message   Prestige PRLP 7061   1956

Donald Byrd, trumpet; Hank Mobley, tenor sax; Barry Harris, piano; Doug Watkins, bass; Art Taylor, drums; guest: Jackie McLean, alto sax.

Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, July 20, 1956

936Au Privave

** also released on Hank Mobley/Donald Byrd/Jackie McLean/Barry Harris - 52nd St. Theme, Status ST 8311 in 1965. and on Hank Mobley's Message, Prestige PRST 7661 in 1969.
** part of Hank Mobley - Messages, Prestige P-24063 in 1976.

Farmer/Byrd - 2 Trumpets   Prestige PRLP 7062   1956

Donald Byrd, Art Farmer, trumpet; Jackie McLean, alto sax; Barry Harris, piano; Doug Watkins, bass; Art Taylor, drums.

Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, August 3, 1956

950The Third
951Contour
954Dig

** also released on Original Jazz Classics OJC-018 in 1982, OJCCD-018-2 in 1992.
** part of Art Farmer & Donald Byrd - Trumpets All Out, Prestige PR 7344 in 1964, PRST 7344 in 1964. and of Donald Byrd - House Of Byrd, Prestige P-24066 in 1976.

Jackie McLean Quintet Introducing Bill Hardman - Jackie's Pal   Prestige PRLP 7068   1956

Bill Hardman, trumpet; Jackie McLean, alto sax #1-3,5,6; Mal Waldron, piano; Paul Chambers, bass; Philly Joe Jones, drums.

Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, August 31, 1956

1. 969Sweet Doll
2. 970Just For Marty
3. 971Dee's Dilemma
4. 972It Could Happen To You
5. 973Sublues
6. 974Steeplechase

** also released on Jackie McLean - Steeplechase, New Jazz NJLP 8290 in 1963. and on Original Jazz Classics OJC-1714 in 1986, OJCCD-1714-2 in 1991.

Art Blakey And His Jazz Messengers - Sessions, Live   Calliope CAL 3036   1976

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 Spanky
Gershwin Medley: Rhapsody In Blue / Summertime / Someone To Watch Over Me / The Man I Love

same session.

Minor March

The Jazz Messengers - Hard Bop   Columbia CL 1040   1957

Bill Hardman, trumpet; Jackie McLean, alto sax; Sam Dockery, piano; Spanky DeBrest, bass; Art Blakey, drums.

NYC, December 12, 1956

CO57023Cranky Spanky
CO57024Stella By Starlight
CO57025Little Melonae
CO57027My Heart Stood Still

same personnel.

NYC, December 13, 1956

CO57030Stanley's Stiff Chickens

** also released on Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers - Hard Bop, Columbia PC 36809 in 1980.

Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers - Originally   Columbia FC 38036

Bill Hardman, trumpet; Jackie McLean, alto sax; Sam Dockery, piano; Spanky DeBrest, bass; Art Blakey, drums.: same personnel.

NYC, December 12, 1956

CO57026Gershwin Medley: Rhapsody In Blue / Summertime / Someone To Watch Over Me / The Man I Love

Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers - Drum Suite   Columbia CL 1002   1957

Bill Hardman, trumpet; Jackie McLean, alto sax; Sam Dockery, piano; Spanky DeBrest, bass; Art Blakey, drums.: same personnel.

NYC, December 13, 1956

CO57028D's Dilemma
CO57029Just For Marty
CO57031Nica's Tempo

** also released on Legacy CK 93637 in 2005.

Jackie McLean - McLean's Scene   New Jazz NJLP 8212   1959

Bill Hardman, trumpet; Jackie McLean, alto sax; Red Garland, piano; Paul Chambers, bass; Arthur Taylor, drums.

Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, December 14, 1956

1037Gone With The Wind
1038McLean's Scene
1039Mean To Me

Jackie McLean, alto sax; Mal Waldron, piano; Arthur Phipps, bass; Arthur Taylor, drums.

Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, February 15, 1957

1093Our Love Is Here To Stay
1096Old Folks
1099Outburst

** also released on Original Jazz Classics OJC-098 in 1984, OJCCD-098-2 in 1991.

1957

Gene Ammons - Funky: Hi-Fi Jam Session   Prestige PRLP 7083   1957

Art Farmer, trumpet; Jackie McLean, alto sax; Gene Ammons, tenor sax; Mal Waldron, piano; Kenny Burrell, guitar; Doug Watkins, bass; Arthur Taylor, drums.

Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, January 11, 1957

1054Pint Size
1055King Size
1056Funky
1057Stella By Starlight

** also released on Original Jazz Classics OJC-244 in 1986, OJCCD-244-2 in 1992.

The Jazz Messengers Featuring Art Blakey - Ritual   Pacific Jazz PJM-402   1957

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)
Once Upon A Groove
Touche

same personnel.

NYC, February 11, 1957

Scotch Blues
Comments By Art Blakey
Ritual
Wake Up

** also released on World Pacific WPM-402 in 1958, WP-1275 in 1959. and on Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers - Ritual!, Pacific Jazz PJ-15 in 1961.

Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers/The Elmo Hope Quintet Featuring Harold Land   Pacific Jazz PJ-33   1962

Bill Hardman, trumpet; Jackie McLean, alto sax; Sam Dockery, piano; Spanky DeBrest, bass; Art Blakey, drums.: same personnel.

NYC, January 14, 1957

Little T (as Lil T)

same personnel.

NYC, February 11, 1957

Exhibit "A"

Jackie McLean & Co. Introducing Ray Draper & Tuba   Prestige PRLP 7087   1957

Bill Hardman, trumpet; Ray Draper, tuba #1-3; Jackie McLean, alto sax; Mal Waldron, piano; Doug Watkins, bass; Arthur Taylor, drums.

Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, February 8, 1957

1. 1078Flickers
2. 1079Help
3. 1080Minor Dream
4. 1081Beau Jack
5. 1082Mirage

** also released on Jackie McLean And Co., New Jazz NJLP 8323 in 1965. and on Original Jazz Classics OJC-074 in 1983, OJCCD-074-2 in 1992.

Jackie McLean - Makin' The Changes   New Jazz NJLP 8231   1960

Jackie McLean, alto sax; Mal Waldron, piano; Arthur Phipps, bass; Arthur Taylor, drums.

Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, February 15, 1957

1089I Hear A Rhapsody
1091I Never Knew
1097Bean And The Boys

Webster Young, trumpet; Curtis Fuller, trombone; Jackie McLean, alto sax; Gil Coggins, piano; Paul Chambers, bass; Louis Hayes, drums.

Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, August 30, 1957

1342Jackies Ghost
1343What's New
1344Chasin' The Bird

** also released on Original Jazz Classics OJC-197 in 1985, OJCCD-197-2 in 1992.

Jackie McLean - A Long Drink Of The Blues   New Jazz NJLP 8253   1961

Jackie McLean, alto sax; Mal Waldron, piano; Arthur Phipps, bass; Arthur Taylor, drums.

Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, February 15, 1957

1090Embraceable You
1092These Foolish Things
1094I Cover The Waterfront

Webster Young, trumpet; Curtis Fuller, trombone; Jackie McLean, alto, tenor sax; Gil Coggins, piano; Paul Chambers, bass; Louis Hayes, drums.

Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, August 30, 1957

1345-1A Long Drink Of The Blues (take 1)
1345-2A Long Drink Of The Blues (take 2)

** also released on Original Jazz Classics OJC-253 in 1986, OJCCD-253-2 in 1994.

Jackie McLean - Strange Blues   Prestige PRST 7500   1967

Jackie McLean, alto sax; Mal Waldron, piano; Arthur Phipps, bass; Arthur Taylor, drums.

Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, February 15, 1957

1095What's New?
1098Strange Blues

Webster Young, trumpet #1,2; Ray Draper, tuba #1,2; Jackie McLean, alto sax; John Meyers, piano; Bill Salter, bass; Larry Ritchie, drums.

Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, July 12, 1957

1. 1313Disciples Love Affair
2. 1314Millie's Pad
3. 1315Not So Strange Blues

** also released on Prestige (J) SMJ-6298 (mono) in 1981; Original Jazz Classics OJC-354 in 1989, OJCCD-354-2 in 1989.

Taylor's Wailers   Prestige LP 7117   1957

Donald Byrd, trumpet; Jackie McLean, alto sax; Charlie Rouse, tenor sax; Ray Bryant, piano; Wendell Marshall, bass; Arthur Taylor, drums.

Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, February 25, 1957

1106Exhibit A
1107Cubano Chant
1108Well You Needn't
1109Batland
1110Off Minor

** also released on Original Jazz Classics OJC-094 in 1984, OJCCD-094-2 in 1992.
** part of Charlie Rouse, Donald Byrd, Jackie McLean, Ray Bryant, Frank Foster, Arthur Taylor - Hard Cookin', Prestige PR 7342 in 1964, PRST 7342 in 1964.

Kenny Burrell, Jimmy Raney With Byrd, McLean, Waldron, Watkins, Taylor - 2 Guitars   Prestige PRLP 7119   1957

Donald Byrd, trumpet; Jackie McLean, alto sax; Mal Waldron, piano; Kenny Burrell, Jimmy Raney, guitar; Doug Watkins, bass; Arthur Taylor, drums.

Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, March 5, 1957

1118Dead Heat
1119Blue Duke
1120Pivot
1121This Way
1122Little Melonae

** also released on Original Jazz Classics OJC-216 in 1986, OJCCD-216-2 in 1992.

A Midnight Session With The Jazz Messengers   Elektra EKL-120   1957

Bill Hardman, trumpet; Jackie McLean, alto sax; Sam Dockery, piano; Spanky De Brest, bass; Art Blakey, drums.

Carl Fischer Concert Hall, NYC, March 8 and 9, 1957

Casino
The "Biddie Griddies"
Potpourri
Ugh!
Mirage
Reflections Of Buhainia

** also released on Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers, Savoy MG-12171 in 1960. and on Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers - Mirage, Savoy SJL 1112 in 1977, ZDS 4409 in 1988.

Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers - Mirage   Savoy ZDS 4409   1988

Bill Hardman, trumpet; Jackie McLean, alto sax; Sam Dockery, piano; Spanky De Brest, bass; Art Blakey, drums.: same session.

Carl Fischer Concert Hall, NYC, March 8 and 9, 1957

Reflections Of Buhainia

** originally released on A Midnight Session With The Jazz Messengers, Elektra EKL-120 in 1957 + 1 bonus track.

A Midnight Session With The Jazz Messengers   Elektra EKL 120-X   1958

Bill Hardman, trumpet; Jackie McLean, alto sax; Sam Dockery, piano; Spanky De Brest, bass; Art Blakey, drums.: same session.

Carl Fischer Concert Hall, NYC, March 8 and 9, 1957

Study In Rhythm

Ray Draper Quintet - Tuba Sounds   Prestige PRLP 7096   1957

Ray Draper, tuba; with Jackie McLean, alto sax; Mal Waldron, piano; Spanky DeBreast, bass; Ben Dixon, drums; and introducing Webster Young, trumpet.

Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, March 15, 1957

1143House Of Davis
1144Terry Anne
1145You're My Thrill
1146Pivot
1147Jackie's Dolly
1148Mimi's Interlude

** also released on Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-1936-2 in 2000.

Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers - Tough!   Cadet LP-4049   1966

Bill Hardman, trumpet; Jackie McLean, alto sax; Sam Dockery, piano; Spanky DeBrest, bass; Art Blakey, drums.

Minneapolis, MN, circa spring 1957

Scotch Blues
Flight To Jordan
Transfiguration
Exhibit A
Gershwin Medley: Rhapsody In Blue / Summertime / Someone To Watch Over Me / The Man I Love

** part of Max Roach/Art Blakey, Chess 2ACMJ-406 in 1976. and of Max Roach, Art Blakey - Percussion Discussion, Chess CH2-92511 in 1984.

Art Blakey's Jazz Messengers - A Night In Tunisia   Vik LX-1115   1958

Bill Hardman, trumpet; Jackie McLean as Ferris Bender, alto sax; John Griffin, tenor sax; Sam Dockery, piano; Jimmy De Brest, bass; Art Blakey, drums; Art Blakey, arranger, conductor.

RCA Victor Studio No. 3, NYC, April 8, 1957

H4JB3338Off The Wall
H4JB3339A Night In Tunisia
H4JB3340Couldn't It Be You?
H4JB3341Theory Of Art
H4JB3342Evans

** also released on Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers - Theory Of Art, RCA Bluebird 6286-1-RB in 1987, 6286-2-RB in 1987.

Art Blakey & His Jazz Messengers 1957 - Second Edition   Bluebird 07863-66661-2   1995

Bill Hardman, trumpet; Jackie McLean as Ferris Bender, alto sax; John Griffin, tenor sax; Sam Dockery, piano; Jimmy De Brest, bass; Art Blakey, drums; Art Blakey, arranger, conductor.: same session.

RCA Victor Studio No. 3, NYC, April 8, 1957

Off The Wall (take 5)
Couldn't It Be You? (take 3)

** originally released on Art Blakey's Jazz Messengers - Selections From Lerner And Loewe's..., Vik LX-1103 in 1957 + 5 bonus tracks.

Jammin' In Hi Fi With Gene Ammons   Prestige LP 7110   1957

Idrees Sulieman, trumpet; Jackie McLean, alto sax; Gene Ammons, tenor sax; Mal Waldron, piano; Kenny Burrell, guitar; Paul Chambers, bass; Art Taylor, drums.

Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, April 12, 1957

1184The Twister
1185Cattin'
1186Pennies From Heaven
1187Four

** also released on "The Twister", Prestige LP 7176 in 1960. and on The Twister, Prestige LP 7176 (later) in 1961+. and on Original Jazz Classics OJC-129 in 1984, OJCCD-129-2 in 1992.

Mal Waldron With Jackie McLean, John Coltrane, Idrees Sulieman, Sahib Shihab, And Bill Hardman - Mal/2   Prestige PRLP 7111   1957

Bill Hardman, trumpet; Jackie McLean, alto sax; John Coltrane, tenor sax; Mal Waldron, piano; Julian Euell, bass; Art Taylor, drums.

Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, April 19, 1957

1199Potpourri
1200J.M.'s Dream Doll
1201Don't Explain

** also released on Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-671-2 in 1991.
** part of John Coltrane/Kenny Burrell/Jackie McLean/Mal Waldron - Jazz Interplay, Prestige PR 7341 in 1964, PRST 7341 in 1964. and of Mal Waldron - One And Two, Prestige P-24068 in 1976.

Mal Waldron With John Coltrane/Jackie McLean/Paul Quinichette/Frank Wess - The Dealers   Status ST 8316   1965

Bill Hardman, trumpet; Jackie McLean, alto sax; John Coltrane, tenor sax; Mal Waldron, piano; Julian Euell, bass; Art Taylor, drums.: same session.

Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, April 19, 1957

1202Blue Calypso
1203Falling In Love With Love

** part of John Coltrane - Wheelin', Prestige P-24069 in 1977.

Phil Woods/Gene Quill/Jackie McLean/John Jenkins/Hal McKusick - Bird Feathers   Prestige PRLP 8204   1958

John Jenkins, Jackie McLean, alto sax; Wade Legge, piano; Doug Watkins, bass; Arthur Taylor, drums.

Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, May 3, 1957

1240Bird Feathers

** also released on New Jazz PRLP 8204 in 1958+; Original Jazz Classics OJC-1735 in 1989, OJCCD-1735-2 in 1989.

Jackie McLean/John Jenkins - Alto Madness   Prestige PRLP 7114   1957

John Jenkins, Jackie McLean, alto sax; Wade Legge, piano; Doug Watkins, bass; Arthur Taylor, drums.: same session.

Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, May 3, 1957

1241Easy Living
1242Windy City
1243Pondering
1244The Lady Is A Tramp
1245Alto Madness

** also released on Jackie McLean - Alto Madness, Status ST 8312 in 1965. and on Jackie McLean|John Jenkins - Alto Madness, Prestige MPP-2512 in 1981. and on Original Jazz Classics OJC-1733 in 1989, OJCCD-1733-2 in 1989.

Jackie McLean - Fat Jazz   Jubilee JLP 1093   1958

Webster Young, cornet; Ray Draper, tuba; Jackie McLean, alto sax; Gil Coggins, piano; George Tucker, bass; Larry Ritchie, drums.

NYC, December 27, 1957

11107Filide
11108Millie's Pad
11109Two Sons
11110What Good Am I Without You
11111Tune Up

** also released on Jackie McLean, Josie Jazz Series JJM-3507 in 1963.
** part of Jackie McLean Sextet - Echoes Of An Era: Tune Up, Roulette RE-129 in 1976.

1958

Sonny Clark - Cool Struttin'   Blue Note BLP 1588   1958

Art Farmer, trumpet; Jackie McLean, alto sax; Sonny Clark, piano; Paul Chambers, bass; "Philly" Joe Jones, drums.

Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, January 5, 1958

tk.1Blue Minor
tk.2Cool Struttin'
tk.5Sippin' At Bells
tk.6Deep Night

** also released on Blue Note BST 81588 in 1967, CDP 7 46513 2 in 1987.

Sonny Clark Quintet   Blue Note (J) LNJ-70093

Art Farmer, trumpet; Jackie McLean, alto sax; Sonny Clark, piano; Paul Chambers, bass; "Philly" Joe Jones, drums.: same session.

Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, January 5, 1958

tk.4Royal Flush
tk.7Lover

** initially scheduled on Blue Note BLP 1592.
** also released on Cool Struttin' Vol. 2, Blue Note (J) K18P-9279 in 1983. and on Blue Note (J) BNJ-61016 in 1985, (J) BRP-8049 in 1994.

Donald Byrd - Off To The Races   Blue Note BLP 4007   1959

Donald Byrd, trumpet; Jackie McLean, alto sax; Pepper Adams, baritone sax; Wynton Kelly, piano; Sam Jones, bass; Art Taylor, drums.

Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, December 21, 1958

tk.3Sudwest Funk
tk.4Lover Come Back To Me
tk.8Off To The Races (aka The Long Two/Four)
tk.10Paul's Pal
tk.12Down Tempo

** also released on Blue Note BST 84007 in 1966.

1959

Jackie McLean - Jackie's Bag   Blue Note BLP 4051   1961

Donald Byrd, trumpet; Jackie McLean, alto sax; Sonny Clark, piano #2,3; Paul Chambers, bass; Philly Joe Jones, drums.

Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, January 18, 1959

1. tk.3Quadrangle
2. tk.8Blues Inn
3. tk.10Fidel

Blue Mitchell, trumpet; Jackie McLean, alto sax; Tina Brooks, tenor sax; Kenny Drew, piano; Paul Chambers, bass; Art Taylor, drums.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, September 1, 1960

tk.5Appointment In Ghana
tk.11Isle Of Java
tk.15A Ballad For Doll

** also released on Blue Note BST 84051 in 1970, CDP 7 46142 2 in 1987.

Charlie Mingus - Blues & Roots   Atlantic LP 1305   1960

Willie Dennis, Jimmy Knepper, trombone; John Handy, Jackie McLean, alto sax; Booker Ervin, tenor sax; Pepper Adams, baritone sax; Mal Waldron, piano #1; Horace Parlan, piano #2-6; Charles Mingus, bass; Dannie Richmond, drums.

NYC, February 4, 1959

1. 3346E's Flat, Ah's Flat Too
2. 3347My Jelly Roll Soul
3. 3348Tensions
4. 3349Moanin'
5. 3350Cryin' Blues
6. 3351Wednesday Night Prayer Meeting

** also released on Atlantic SD 1305 in 1960.
** part of Charles Mingus - Passions Of A Man: The Complete Atlantic Recordings 1956-1961, Rhino R2 72871 in 1997.

Charles Mingus - Wednesday Night Prayer Meeting Parts 1 & 2   Atlantic 45-5006

Willie Dennis, Jimmy Knepper, trombone; John Handy, Jackie McLean, alto sax; Booker Ervin, tenor sax; Pepper Adams, baritone sax; Horace Parlan, piano; Charles Mingus, bass; Dannie Richmond, drums.

NYC, February 4, 1959

4732Wednesday Night Prayer Meeting Part 1
4733Wednesday Night Prayer Meeting Part 2

Charles Mingus - Passions Of A Man: The Complete Atlantic Recordings 1956-1961   Rhino R2 72871   1997

Willie Dennis, Jimmy Knepper, trombone; John Handy, Jackie McLean, alto sax; Booker Ervin, tenor sax; Pepper Adams, baritone sax; Mal Waldron, piano #1; Horace Parlan, piano #2-4; Charles Mingus, bass; Dannie Richmond, drums.

NYC, February 4, 1959

1.E's Flat, Ah's Flat Too (alternate take)
2.My Jelly Roll Soul (alternate take)
3.Tensions (alternate take)
4.Wednesday Night Prayer Meeting (alternate take)

** same as The Charlie Mingus Jazz Workshop - Pithecanthropus Erectus, Atlantic LP 1237 in 1956 + The Clown, LP 1260 in 1957 + Charlie Mingus - Blues & Roots, LP 1305 in 1960 + Charlie Mingus - Oh Yeah, LP 1377 in 1962 + Charlie Mingus - Tonight At Noon, LP 1416 in 1965 + Mingus At Antibes, SD 2-3001 in 1980 + 9 bonus tracks.

Mal Waldron - Left Alone   Bethlehem BCP-6045   1960

Jackie McLean, alto sax; Mal Waldron, piano; Julian Euell, bass; Al Dreares, drums.

NYC, February 24, 1959

6573Left Alone

Jackie McLean - Vertigo   Blue Note LT-1085   1980

Donald Byrd, trumpet; Jackie McLean, alto sax; Walter Davis Jr., piano; Paul Chambers, bass; Pete La Roca, drums.

Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, May 2, 1959

tk.5Formidable

Donald Byrd, trumpet; Jackie McLean, alto sax; Herbie Hancock, piano; Butch Warren, bass; Tony Williams, drums.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, February 11, 1963

tk.2Vertigo
tk.6Dusty Foot
tk.9Marney
tk.14Yams
tk.17Cheers

** also released on Blue Note (J) TOCJ-50297 in 2012.

Jackie McLean - New Soil   Blue Note BLP 4013   1959

Donald Byrd, trumpet; Jackie McLean, alto sax; Walter Davis Jr., piano; Paul Chambers, bass; Pete La Roca, drums.

Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, May 2, 1959

tk.6Greasy
tk.8Sweet Cakes
tk.10Davis Cup
tk.13Minor Apprehension
tk.14Hip Strut

** also released on Blue Note BST 84013 in 1959, CDP 7 84013 2 in 1988.

Walter Davis Jr. - Davis Cup   Blue Note BLP 4018   1960

Donald Byrd, trumpet; Jackie McLean, alto sax; Walter Davis Jr., piano; Sam Jones, bass; Art Taylor, drums.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, August 2, 1959

tk.6Minor Mind
tk.14'S Make It
tk.17Loodle-Lot
tk.21Millie's Delight
tk.23Rhumba Nhumba
tk.24Sweetness

** also released on Blue Note BST 84018, B1-32098 in 1995, CDP 7243 8 32098 2 8 in 1995.

Donald Byrd - Fuego   Blue Note BLP 4026   1960

Donald Byrd, pocket trumpet; Jackie McLean, alto sax; Duke Pearson, piano; Doug Watkins, bass; Lex Humphries, drums.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, October 4, 1959

tk.3Lament
tk.8Amen
tk.14Fuego
tk.15Low Life
tk.17Bup A Loup
tk.18Funky Mama

** also released on Blue Note BST 84026 in 1961, CDP 7 46534 2 in 1987.

Jackie McLean - Swing, Swang, Swingin'   Blue Note BLP 4024   1960

Jackie McLean, alto sax; Walter Bishop Jr., piano; Jimmy Garrison, bass; Art Taylor, drums.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, October 20, 1959

tk.5Let's Face The Music And Dance
tk.10I Remember You
tk.12Stablemates
tk.17I Love You
tk.20What's New
tk.23I'll Take Romance
tk.24116th And Lenox

** also released on Blue Note BST 84024, CDP 7243 8 56582 2 8 in 1997.

1960

Freddie Redd Quartet With Jackie McLean - The Music From The Connection   Blue Note BLP 4027   1960

Jackie McLean, alto sax; Freddie Redd, piano; Mike Mattos, bass; Larry Ritchie, drums.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, February 15, 1960

tk.2Time To Smile
tk.4Jim Dunn's Dilemma
tk.10Wigglin'
tk.14Music Forever
tk.16Theme For Sister Salvation
tk.17Who Killed Cock Robin
tk.21O.D.

** also released on Blue Note BST 84027 in 1960, B1-89392 in 1994, CDP 0777 7 89392 2 1 in 1994.
** part of The Complete Blue Note Recordings Of Freddie Redd, Mosaic MR3-124 in 1989, MD2-124 in 1989.

Jimmy Smith - Plain Talk   Blue Note BST 84296   1968

Blue Mitchell, trumpet; Jackie McLean, alto sax; Ike Quebec, tenor sax; Jimmy Smith, organ; Quentin Warren, guitar; Donald Bailey, drums.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, March 22, 1960

tk.2Plain Talk

** part of The Incredible Jimmy Smith - Open House / Plain Talk, Blue Note CDP 7 84269 2 in 1992.

The Incredible Jimmy Smith - Open House   Blue Note BST 84269   1968

Blue Mitchell, trumpet #1,3; Jackie McLean, alto sax; Ike Quebec, tenor sax #1,3; Jimmy Smith, organ; Quentin Warren, guitar; Donald Bailey, drums.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, March 22, 1960

1. tk.3Sister Rebecca
2. tk.4Embraceable You
3. tk.7Open House

** part of Open House / Plain Talk, Blue Note CDP 7 84269 2 in 1992.

Jackie McLean - Capuchin Swing   Blue Note BLP 4038   1960

Blue Mitchell, trumpet #1-4,6; Jackie McLean, alto sax #1-4,6; Walter Bishop Jr., piano; Paul Chambers, bass; Art Taylor, drums.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, April 17, 1960

1. tk.2Francisco
2. tk.7Just For Now
3. tk.8Condition Blue
4. tk.14Capuchin Swing
5. tk.15Don't Blame Me
6. tk.19On The Lion

** also released on Blue Note BST 84038.

Lee Morgan - Leeway   Blue Note BLP 4034   1961

Lee Morgan, trumpet; Jackie McLean, alto sax; Bobby Timmons, piano; Paul Chambers, bass; Art Blakey, drums.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, April 28, 1960

tk.6Nakaniti Suite
tk.13These Are Soulful Days
tk.17The Lion And The Wolff
tk.18Midtown Blues

** also released on Blue Note BST 84034, B1-32089 in 1995, CDP 7243 8 32089 2 0 in 1995.

Donald Byrd - Byrd In Flight   Blue Note BLP 4048   1961

Donald Byrd, trumpet; Jackie McLean, alto sax; Duke Pearson, piano; Reginald Workman, bass; Lex Humphries, drums.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, July 10, 1960

tk.14"Bo"
tk.16My Girl Shirl

** also released on Blue Note BST 84048, CDP 7243 8 52435 2 3 in 1996.

Freddie Redd Quintet - Shades Of Redd   Blue Note BLP 4045   1961

Jackie McLean, alto sax; Tina Brooks, tenor sax; Freddie Redd, piano; Paul Chambers, bass; Louis Hayes, drums.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, August 13, 1960

tk.1Thespian
tk.4Blues-Blues-Blues
tk.5Shadows
tk.6Swift
tk.9Ole!
tk.11Just A Ballad For My Baby
tk.16Melanie

** also released on Blue Note BST 84045, CDP 7243 8 21738 2 3 in 1998.
** part of The Complete Blue Note Recordings Of Freddie Redd, Mosaic MR3-124 in 1989, MD2-124 in 1989.

The Complete Blue Note Recordings Of Freddie Redd   Mosaic MR3-124   1989

Jackie McLean, alto sax; Tina Brooks, tenor sax; Freddie Redd, piano; Paul Chambers, bass; Louis Hayes, drums.: same session.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, August 13, 1960

tk.7Ole! (alternate take)
tk.17Melanie (alternate take)

Benny Bailey, trumpet; Jackie McLean, alto sax; Tina Brooks, tenor sax; Freddie Redd, piano; Paul Chambers, bass; Sir John Godfrey, drums.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, January 17, 1961

tk.2Love Lost
tk.6Somewhere
tk.7Old Spice
tk.11Blues For Betsy
tk.18Now
tk.20Cute Doot

** also released on Mosaic MD2-124 in 1989.
** same as Freddie Redd Quartet With Jackie McLean - The Music From The Connection, Blue Note BLP 4027 in 1960 + Freddie Redd Quintet - Shades Of Redd, BLP 4045 in 1961 + 8 bonus tracks.

Jackie McLean, Tina Brooks - Street Singer   Blue Note (J) GXF-3067   1980

Blue Mitchell, trumpet; Jackie McLean, alto sax; Tina Brooks, tenor sax; Kenny Drew, piano; Paul Chambers, bass; Art Taylor, drums.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, September 1, 1960

tk.3Melonae's Dance
tk.6Medina
tk.12Street Singer

** also released on Blue Note (J) GXK-8161 in 1981.

1961 (age 30)

Jackie McLean - Bluesnik   Blue Note BLP 4067   1962

Freddie Hubbard, trumpet; Jackie McLean, alto sax; Kenny Drew, piano; Doug Watkins, bass; Pete La Roca, drums.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, January 8, 1961

tk.5Blues Function
tk.7Cool Green
tk.8Goin' Way Blues
tk.15Torchin'
tk.20Drew's Blues
tk.20ABluesnik

** also released on Blue Note BST 84067 in 1962, CDP 7 84067 2 in 1989.

Jackie McLean - Bluesnik   Blue Note CDP 7 84067 2   1989

Freddie Hubbard, trumpet; Jackie McLean, alto sax; Kenny Drew, piano; Doug Watkins, bass; Pete La Roca, drums.: same session.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, January 8, 1961

tk.11Goin' Way Blues (alternate take)
tk.13Torchin' (alternate take)

** originally released on Blue Note BLP 4067 in 1962 + 2 bonus tracks.

Jackie McLean - A Fickle Sonance   Blue Note BLP 4089   1962

Tommy Turrentine, trumpet; Jackie McLean, alto sax; Sonny Clark, piano; Butch Warren, bass; Billy Higgins, drums.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, October 26, 1961

tk.1Enitrnerrut
tk.8Five Will Get You Ten
tk.9Subdued
tk.11A Fickle Sonance
tk.13Lost
tk.18Sundu

** also released on Blue Note BST 84089 in 1962.

Kenny Dorham And Jackie McLean - Inta Somethin'   Pacific Jazz PJ-41   1962

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)
2.Let's Face The Music And Dance
3.No Two People
4.Lover Man
5.San Francisco Beat

** also released on Pacific Jazz ST-41 in 1962.

1962

Jackie McLean - Let Freedom Ring   Blue Note BLP 4106   1963

Jackie McLean, alto sax; Walter Davis Jr., piano; Herbie Lewis, bass; Billy Higgins, drums.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, March 19, 1962

tk.6Melody For Melonae
tk.8I'll Keep Loving You
tk.12Rene
tk.13Omega

** also released on Blue Note BST 84106 in 1963, CDP 7 46527 2 in 1987.

Kenny Dorham - Matador   United Artists UAJ 14007   1962

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 Matador
2. (tk.5)Malanie Parts 1/3
3. (tk.7)There Goes My Heart
4. (tk.3)Beautiful Love
5. (tk.6)Smile

** also released on United Artists UAJS 15007 in 1962, UAS-5631 in 1972.

Jackie McLean Quintet   Blue Note (J) LNJ-80118   1976

Kenny Dorham, trumpet; Jackie McLean, alto sax; Sonny Clark, piano; Butch Warren, bass; Billy Higgins, drums.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, June 14, 1962

tk.1The Three Minors
tk.6Iddy Bitty
tk.10The Way I Feel
tk.13Marilyn's Dilemma
tk.14Blues In A Jiff
tk.15Blues For Jackie

** initially scheduled on Blue Note BLP 4116.
** also released on Blue Note (J) BRP-8035 in 1991.

Jackie McLean - Tippin' The Scales   Blue Note (J) GXF-3062   1979

Jackie McLean, alto sax; Sonny Clark, piano; Butch Warren, bass; Art Taylor, drums.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, September 28, 1962

tk.5Nursery Blues
tk.11Rainy Blues
tk.16Tippin' The Scales
tk.17Nicely
tk.20Cabin In The Sky
tk.21Two For One

** also released on Blue Note (J) GXK-8160 in 1980, BST 84427 in 1984, CDP 7 84427 2 in 1989.

Jackie McLean - Tippin' The Scales   Blue Note CDP 7 84427 2   1989

Jackie McLean, alto sax; Sonny Clark, piano; Butch Warren, bass; Art Taylor, drums.: same session.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, September 28, 1962

tk.8Two For One (alternate take 1)
tk.9Two For One (alternate take 2)
tk.15Tippin' The Scales (alternate take)

** originally released on Blue Note (J) GXF-3062 in 1979 + 3 bonus tracks.

1963

Jackie McLean - One Step Beyond   Blue Note BLP 4137   1963

Grachan Moncur III, trombone; Jackie McLean, alto sax; Bobby Hutcherson, vibes; Eddie Khan, bass; Anthony Williams, drums.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, April 30, 1963

tk.3Frankenstein
tk.5Saturday And Sunday
tk.14Blue Rondo
tk.16Ghost Town

** also released on Blue Note BST 84137 in 1963, CDP 7 46821 2 in 1987.

Jackie McLean - One Step Beyond   Blue Note CDP 7 46821 2   1987

Grachan Moncur III, trombone; Jackie McLean, alto sax; Bobby Hutcherson, vibes; Eddie Khan, bass; Anthony Williams, drums.: same session.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, April 30, 1963

tk.9Saturday And Sunday (alternate take)

** originally released on Blue Note BLP 4137 in 1963 + 1 bonus track.

Jackie McLean - Destination... Out!   Blue Note BLP 4165   1964

Grachan Moncur III, trombone; Jackie McLean, alto sax; Bobby Hutcherson, vibes; Larry Ridley, bass; Roy Haynes, drums.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, September 20, 1963

tk.4Esoteric
tk.7Love And Hate
tk.19Kahlil The Prophet
tk.24Riff Raff

** also released on Blue Note BST 84165 in 1964, B1-32087 in 1995, CDP 7243 8 32087 2 2 in 1995.

Grachan Moncur III - Evolution   Blue Note BLP 4153   1964

Lee Morgan, trumpet; Grachan Moncur III, trombone; Jackie McLean, alto sax; Bobby Hutcherson, vibes; Bob Cranshaw, bass; Anthony Williams, drums.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, November 21, 1963

tk.11Monk In Wonderland
tk.12The Coaster
tk.14Evolution
tk.17Air Raid

** also released on Blue Note BST 84153 in 1964, CDP 7 84153 2 in 1988.

1964

Jackie McLean - It's Time!   Blue Note BLP 4179   1965

Charles Tolliver, trumpet; Jackie McLean, alto sax; Herbie Hancock, piano; Cecil McBee, bass; Roy Haynes, drums.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, August 5, 1964

1402 tk.5Truth
1403 tk.17'Snuff
1404 tk.18Das Dat
1405 tk.24Revillot
1406 tk.31Cancellation
1407 tk.33It's Time

** also released on Blue Note BST 84179 in 1965.

Lee Morgan - Tom Cat   Blue Note LT-1058   1980

Lee Morgan, trumpet; Curtis Fuller, trombone; Jackie McLean, alto sax; McCoy Tyner, piano; Bob Cranshaw, bass; Art Blakey, drums.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, August 11, 1964

tk.7Exotique
tk.8Tom Cat
tk.14Twice Around
tk.29Rigormortis (aka Riggormortes)
tk.35Twilight Mist

** also released on Blue Note CDP 7 84446 2 in 1990.

Jackie McLean - Action   Blue Note BLP 4218   1967

Charles Tolliver, trumpet; Jackie McLean, alto sax; Bobby Hutcherson, vibes; Cecil McBee, bass; Billy Higgins, drums.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, September 16, 1964

1438 tk.1Action
1439 tk.3Wrong Handle
1440 tk.15I Hear A Rhapsody
1441 tk.19Plight
1442 tk.20Hootnan

** also released on Blue Note BST 84218 in 1967.

1965

Jackie McLean - Right Now!   Blue Note BLP 4215   1966

Jackie McLean, alto sax; Larry Willis, piano; Bob Cranshaw, bass; Clifford Jarvis, drums.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, January 29, 1965

1508 tk.2Right Now
1509 tk.10Poor Eric
1510 tk.15Christel's Time
1511 tk.22Eco

** also released on Blue Note BST 84215 in 1966, CDP 7 84215 2 in 1991.

Jackie McLean - Right Now!   Blue Note CDP 7 84215 2   1991

Jackie McLean, alto sax; Larry Willis, piano; Bob Cranshaw, bass; Clifford Jarvis, drums.: same session.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, January 29, 1965

tk.3Right Now (alternate take)

** originally released on Blue Note BLP 4215 in 1966 + 1 bonus track.

Lee Morgan - Cornbread   Blue Note BLP 4222   1967

Lee Morgan, trumpet; Jackie McLean, alto sax; Hank Mobley, tenor sax; Herbie Hancock, piano; Larry Ridley, bass; Billy Higgins, drums.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, September 18, 1965

1652 tk.2Our Man Higgins
1653 tk.6Most Like Lee
1654 tk.12Cornbread

** also released on Blue Note BST 84222 in 1967, CDP 7 84222 2 in 1988.

Jackie McLean - Jacknife   Blue Note BN-LA457-H2   1975

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.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, September 24, 1965

1. 1656 tk.4Soft Blue
2. 1657 tk.7Climax
3. 1658 tk.9On The Nile
4. 1659 tk.11Jacknife
5. 1660 tk.16Blue Fable

Jackie McLean, alto sax; Larry Willis, piano; Don Moore, bass; Jack DeJohnette, drums.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, April 18, 1966

1725 tk.3High Frequency
1726 tk.8Jossa Bossa
1727 tk.15Combined Effort
1728 tk.20Moonscape
1729 tk.21The Bull Frog

** same as Blue Note BLP 4223 (not released) + High Frequency, BLP 4236 (not released).

Lee Morgan - Infinity   Blue Note LT-1091   1981

Lee Morgan, trumpet; Jackie McLean, alto sax; Larry Willis, piano; Reggie Workman, bass; Billy Higgins, drums.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, November 16, 1965

1682 tk.1Infinity
1683 tk.5Growing Pains
1684 tk.17Miss Nettie B.
1685 tk.25Portrait Of Doll (aka My Lady)
1686 tk.26Zip Code

Jackie McLean - Consequence   Blue Note LT-994   1979

Lee Morgan, trumpet; Jackie McLean, alto sax; Harold Mabern, piano; Herbie Lewis, bass; Billy Higgins, drums.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, December 3, 1965

1687 tk.3Consequences
1688 tk.4Bluesanova
1689 tk.10Tolypso
1690 tk.11Slumber (aka Soft Touch)
1691 tk.12Vernestune (aka The Three Minors)
1692 tk.16My Old Flame

1966

Lee Morgan - Charisma   Blue Note BST 84312   1969

Lee Morgan, trumpet; Jackie McLean, alto sax; Hank Mobley, tenor sax; Cedar Walton, piano; Paul Chambers, bass; Billy Higgins, drums.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, September 29, 1966

1795 tk.4The Double Up
1796 tk.6Somethin' Cute
1797 tk.15Sweet Honey Bee
1798 tk.17The Murphy Man
1799 tk.20Hey Chico
1800 tk.22Rainy Night

** also released on Blue Note CDP 7243 8 59961 2 2 in 1997.

Jackie McLean Quartet - Dr. Jackle   SteepleChase (D) SCC 6005   1979

Jackie McLean, alto sax; Lamont Johnson, piano; Scott Holt, bass; Billy Higgins, drums.

The Left Bank Jazz Society, Famous Ballroom, Baltimore, MD, December 18, 1966

Dr. Jackle (aka Minor March)
Melody For Melonae
Little Melonae
Closing

** also released on SteepleChase (D) SCCD 36005 in 1990.

Jackie McLean Quartet - Dr. Jackle   SteepleChase (D) SCCD 36005   1990

Jackie McLean, alto sax; Lamont Johnson, piano; Scott Holt, bass; Billy Higgins, drums.: same session.

The Left Bank Jazz Society, Famous Ballroom, Baltimore, MD, December 18, 1966

Jossa Bossa (incomplete)

** originally released on SteepleChase (D) SCC 6005 in 1979 + 1 bonus track.

Jackie McLean Quartet - Tune Up   SteepleChase (D) SCC 6023   1987

Jackie McLean, alto sax; Lamont Johnson, piano; Scott Holt, bass; Billy Higgins, drums.: same session.

The Left Bank Jazz Society, Famous Ballroom, Baltimore, MD, December 18, 1966

Tune Up
I Remember You
Jack's Tune
Smile
Closing

** also released on SteepleChase (D) SCCD 36023 in 1993.

Jackie McLean Quartet - Tune Up   SteepleChase (D) SCCD 36023   1993

Jackie McLean, alto sax; Lamont Johnson, piano; Scott Holt, bass; Billy Higgins, drums.: same session.

The Left Bank Jazz Society, Famous Ballroom, Baltimore, MD, December 18, 1966

Closing

** originally released on SteepleChase (D) SCC 6023 in 1987 + 1 bonus track.

1967

Jackie McLean - Hipnosis   Blue Note BN-LA483-J2   1978

Grachan Moncur III, trombone; Jackie McLean, alto sax; Lamont Johnson, piano; Scott Holt, bass; Billy Higgins, drums.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, February 3, 1967

1829 tk.7Hipnosis
1830 tk.11Slow Poke
1831 tk.21The Breakout
1832 tk.30Back Home
1833 tk.40The Reason Why

J.J. Johnson, Howard McGhee, Max Roach, Sonny Stitt - Tribute To Charlie Parker From The Newport Jazz Festival   RCA Victor LPM-3783

Jackie McLean, alto sax; Lamont Johnson, piano; Scott Holt, bass; Billy Higgins, drums.

RCA Victor's Studios, NYC, February 15, 1967

UPA1-3860Embraceable You
UPA1-3861Old Folks

Jackie McLean - New And Old Gospel   Blue Note BLP 4262   1967

Ornette Coleman, trumpet; Jackie McLean, alto sax; Lamont Johnson, piano; Scott Holt, bass; Billy Higgins, drums.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, March 24, 1967

1864 tk.6Old Gospel
1865 tk.9Strange As It Seems
1866 tk.10Lifetime: Offspring / Midway / Vernzone / The Inevitable End

** also released on Blue Note BST 84262 in 1967, CDP 7243 8 53356 2 4 in 1996.

Jackie McLean - 'Bout Soul   Blue Note BST 84284   1968

Woody Shaw, trumpet #1-3,5; Grachan Moncur III, trombone #2,3,5; Jackie McLean, alto sax; Lamont Johnson, piano; Scott Holt, bass; Rashied Ali, drums; Barbara Simmons, recitation #3.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, September 8, 1967

1. 1934 tk.3Big Ben's Voice
2. 1935 tk.4Conversion Point
3. 1936 tk.8Soul
4. 1937 tk.14Dear Nick, Dear John
5. 1938 tk.17Erdu

** also released on Blue Note CDP 7243 8 59383 2 0 in 1997.

Jackie McLean - 'Bout Soul   Blue Note CDP 7243 8 59383 2 0   1997

Woody Shaw, trumpet; Jackie McLean, alto sax; Lamont Johnson, piano; Scott Holt, bass; Rashied Ali, drums.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, September 8, 1967

1934 tk.2Big Ben's Voice (alternate take)

** originally released on Blue Note BST 84284 in 1968 + 1 bonus track.

Jack Wilson - Easterly Winds   Blue Note BST 84270   1967

Lee Morgan, trumpet; Garnett Brown, trombone; Jackie McLean, alto sax; Jack Wilson, piano; Bob Cranshaw, bass; Billy Higgins, drums.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, September 22, 1967

1951 tk.4Frank's Tune
1952 tk.11Easterly Winds
1953 tk.16Nirvanna
1954 tk.17On Children
1955 tk.20Do It

** also released on Blue Note 7243 4 73161 2 8 in 2004.

Hank Mobley - Hi Voltage   Blue Note BST 84273   1968

Blue Mitchell, trumpet; Jackie McLean, alto sax; Hank Mobley, tenor sax; John Hicks, piano; Bob Cranshaw, bass; Billy Higgins, drums.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, October 9, 1967

1965 tk.4Two And One
1966 tk.6Bossa De Luxe
1967 tk.12High Voltage
1968 tk.15Flirty Gerty
1969 tk.16Advance Notice

** also released on Blue Note CDP 7 84273 2 in 1988.
** part of The Complete Hank Mobley Blue Note Sessions 1963-70, Mosaic MD8-268 in 2019.

Lee Morgan - The Sixth Sense   Blue Note BST 84335   1969

Lee Morgan, trumpet; Jackie McLean, alto sax; Frank Mitchell, tenor sax; Cedar Walton, piano; Victor Sproles, bass; Billy Higgins, drums.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, November 10, 1967

1982 tk.7Anti Climax
1983 tk.11Psychedelic
1984 tk.17Short Count
1985 tk.20The Sixth Sense
1986 tk.22Afreaka (aka Mission Eternal)

** also released on Blue Note 7243 5 22467 2 4 in 1999.

Jackie McLean - Demon's Dance   Blue Note BST 84345   1970

Woody Shaw, trumpet, flugelhorn; Jackie McLean, alto sax; Lamont Johnson, piano; Scott Holt, bass; Jack DeJohnette, drums.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, December 22, 1967

2009 tk.5Floogeh
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

** also released on Blue Note CDP 7 84345 2 in 1987.

1972 (age 41)

Jackie McLean - Live At Montmartre   SteepleChase (D) SCS 1001   1972

Jackie McLean, alto sax; Kenny Drew, piano; Bo Stief, bass; Alex Riel, drums.

Jazzhus Montmartre, Copenhagen, Denmark, August 5, 1972

Smile
Das Dat
Parker's Mood
Closing

** also released on SteepleChase (D) SCCD 31001 in 1989.

Jackie McLean - Live At Montmartre   SteepleChase (D) SCCD 31001   1989

Jackie McLean, alto sax; Kenny Drew, piano; Bo Stief, bass; Alex Riel, drums.: same session.

Jazzhus Montmartre, Copenhagen, Denmark, August 5, 1972

Confirmation

** originally released on SteepleChase (D) SCS 1001 in 1972 + 1 bonus track.

1973

Gary Bartz, Lee Konitz, Charlie Mariano, Jackie McLean - Altissimo   Philips (J) RJ-5102

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 Do
Mode For Jay Mae
Love Choral
Fanfare
Du (Rain)
Hymn
Telieledu Rama

Jackie McLean Featuring Gary Bartz - Ode To Super   SteepleChase (D) SCS 1009   1973

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 Dance
Ode To Super
Great Rainstreet Blues
Watercircle
Red Cross

** also released on SteepleChase (D) SCCD 31009 in 1990.

Jackie McLean Featuring Gary Bartz - Ode To Super   SteepleChase (D) SCCD 31009   1990

Gary Bartz, Jackie McLean, alto sax; Thomas Clausen, piano; Bo Stief, bass; Alex Riel, drums.: same session.

Sound Track Studio, Copenhagen, Denmark, July 17, 1973

Watercircle (take 6)
Red Cross (take 1)

** originally released on SteepleChase (D) SCS 1009 in 1973 + 2 bonus tracks.

Jackie McLean - A Ghetto Lullaby   SteepleChase (D) SCS 1013   1974

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 Tune

same personnel.

2F, Jazzhus Montmartre, Copenhagen, Denmark, July 19, 1973

Mode For Jay Mac
Where Is Love
Callin'
A Ghetto Lullaby

** also released on SteepleChase (D) SCCD 31013 in 1991.

Jackie McLean Featuring Dexter Gordon Vol. 1 - The Meeting   SteepleChase (D) SCS 1006   1973

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 McLean
All Clean

same personnel.

Jazzhus Montmartre, Copenhagen, Denmark, July 21, 1973

Rue De La Harpe
Sunset
On The Trail

** also released on SteepleChase (D) SCCD 31006 in 1990.
** part of Montmartre Summit 1973, SteepleChase (D) SCCD 37001/2 in 1991.

Jackie McLean Featuring Dexter Gordon Vol. 1 - The Meeting   SteepleChase (D) SCCD 31006   1990

Jackie McLean, alto sax; Dexter Gordon, tenor sax; Kenny Drew, piano; Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen, bass; Alex Riel, drums.: same session.

Jazzhus Montmartre, Copenhagen, Denmark, July 21, 1973

Callin'

** originally released on SteepleChase (D) SCS 1006 in 1973 + 1 bonus track.

Jackie McLean Feat. Dexter Gordon Vol. 2 - The Source   SteepleChase (D) SCS 1020   1974

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 20, 1973

Half Nelson
I Can't Get Started

same personnel.

Jazzhus Montmartre, Copenhagen, Denmark, July 21, 1973

Another Hair-Do
Dexter Digs In
The Theme

** also released on SteepleChase (D) SCCD 31020 in 1987.
** part of Montmartre Summit 1973, SteepleChase (D) SCCD 37001/2 in 1991.

Jackie McLean Feat. Dexter Gordon Vol. 2 - The Source   SteepleChase (D) SCCD 31020   1987

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 20, 1973

On The Trail
The Theme

** originally released on SteepleChase (D) SCS 1020 in 1974 + 2 bonus tracks.

Sonny Rollins Quintet/Jackie McLean Quintet In Concert - Chateauvallon 1973 - The <<Jazz>> Collection   Editoriale Pantheon (It) JCD 04

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 Tune

1974

Jackie McLean & Michael Carvin - Antiquity   SteepleChase (D) SCS 1028   1975

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 Tob
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

** also released on SteepleChase (D) SCCD 31028 in 1994.

Jackie McLean & The Cosmic Brotherhood - New York Calling   SteepleChase (D) SCS 1023   1974

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, White Plains, NY, October 30, 1974

New York Calling
Star Dancer
Camel Driver
Some Other Time
Adrian's Dance

** also released on SteepleChase (D) SCCD 31023 in 1987.

Jackie McLean & The Cosmic Brotherhood - New York Calling   SteepleChase (D) SCCD 31023   1987

Billy Skinner, trumpet; Jackie McLean, tenor sax; Rene McLean, tenor, alto, soprano sax; Billy Gault, piano; James "Fish" Benjamin, bass; Michael Carvin, drums.: same session.

Minot Sound, White Plains, NY, October 30, 1974

New York Calling (take 3)

** originally released on SteepleChase (D) SCS 1023 in 1974 + 1 bonus track.

1976

Mal Waldron, Jackie McLean - Like Old Time   Victor (J) SMJ-6137

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 Doll
2.I Loves You, Porgy
3.I'm A Fool To Want You
4.Blues For Matsuura
5.No More
6.Left Alone

1977

Art Farmer - Live In Tokyo   CTI (J) GP-3116   1977

Art Farmer, flugelhorn; Jackie McLean, alto sax; Cedar Walton, piano; Sam Jones, bass; Billy Higgins, drums.

Yubin Chokin Hall, Tokyo, Japan, April 27, 1977

Constellation
What's New
In The Wee Small Hours Of The Morning
Love Letters
Moving Out

** initially scheduled on CTI CTI 7089.

1978

Jackie McLean With The Great Jazz Trio - New Wine In Old Bottles   East Wind (J) EW-8057   1978

Jackie McLean, alto sax; Hank Jones, piano; Ron Carter, bass; Tony Williams, drums.

Sound Ideas Studios, NYC, April 6 and 7, 1978

Appointment In Ghana Again
It Never Entered My Mind
'Round About Midnight
Little Melonae Again
Bein' Green
Confirmation

** also released on East Wind (J) 18PJ-1002; Inner City IC 6029 in 1978.

Jackie McLean - Monuments   RCA AFL1-3230   1979

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, background vocal #3,5,6; Gordon Gordy, Paul Griffin, Zach Sanders, background vocal #4,6; Mitch Farber, composer, arranger, producer.

RCA Studios, NYC, November, 1978-January, 1979

1.Monuments
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

1985 (age 54)

Various Artists - One Night With Blue Note Volume 2   Blue Note BT 85114   1985

Woody Shaw, trumpet; Jackie McLean, alto sax; McCoy Tyner, piano; Cecil McBee, bass; Jack DeJohnette, drums.

Town Hall, NYC, February 22, 1985

Appointment In Ghana
Passion Dance
Blues On The Corner

** also released on Blue Note CDP 7 46148 2 in 1985.

McCoy Tyner & Jackie McLean - It's About Time   Blue Note BT 85102   1985

Jon Faddis, trumpet; Jackie McLean, alto sax; McCoy Tyner, piano; Ron Carter, bass; Al Foster, drums.

Right Track Recording, NYC, April 6 and 7, 1985

Spur Of The Moment
Hip-Toe

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 Time

** also released on Blue Note CDP 7 46291 2 in 1986.

1986

Mal Waldron, Jackie McLean - Left Alone '86   Paddle Wheel (J) K28P-6453   1987

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 Alone
God Bless The Child
All Of Me
The Cat Walk
Lover Man
Minor Pulsation
Good Morning, Heartache
Super Okra Blues

** also released on Paddle Wheel (J) K32Y-6167 in 1987, 240E-6814 in 1989.

Mal Waldron, Jackie McLean - Left Alone '86   Paddle Wheel (J) K32Y-6167   1987

Jackie McLean, alto sax; Mal Waldron, piano; Herbie Lewis, bass; Eddie Moore, drums.: same session.

Gotanda U-Port Kan'i Hoken Hall, Tokyo, Japan, September 1, 1986

Left Alone (alternate take)

** originally released on Paddle Wheel (J) K28P-6453 in 1987 + 1 bonus track.

1988

The Jackie McLean Quintet Featuring Rene McLean - Dynasty   Triloka Records 320181-2   1990

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, Los Angeles, CA, November 5, 1988

1.Five
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

1989

Various Artists - Birdology: Live At The TBB Jazz Festival Vol. 1   Verve (F) 841 132-2   1989

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 Lives
Yardbird Suite
Parker's Mood
Chasin' The Bird
Big Foot
Donna Lee

Various Artists - Birdology: Live At The TBB Jazz Festival Vol. 2   Verve (F) 841 133-2   1990

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.: same session.

Theatre De Boulogne-Billancourt, Boulogne, France, June 7, 1989

Shaw 'Nuff
Billie's Bounce
Relaxin' At Camarillo
Don't Blame Me
Scrapple From The Apple
Dewey Square
Big Foot (2nd version)

The Paris All Stars - Homage To Charlie Parker   A&M 75021 5300-2

Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet, vocal #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)
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

Art Blakey's Jazz Messengers - The Art Of Jazz   IN+OUT Records (G) IOR CD 77028-2

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; + 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, vocal.

Leverkusen Jazz Festival, West Germany, October 9, 1989

Two Of A Kind
Moanin'
Along Care Betty
Lester Left Town
Mr. Blakey
Drum Duo
Blues March
Buhaina's Valediction
interview

1990

Abbey Lincoln - The World Is Falling Down   Verve 843 476-2

Clark Terry, trumpet, flugelhorn; Jerry Dogion, Jackie McLean, alto sax; Allen-Jean Mery, piano; Charlie Haden, bass; Billy Higgins, drums; Abbey Lincoln, vocal; Ron Carter, arranger.

NYC, February 21, 22 and 27, 1990

The World Is Falling Down
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

1991 (age 60)

The Jackie McLean Quintet Featuring Rene McLean - Rites Of Passage   Triloka Records 320188-2   1991

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 and 30, 1991

1.A Calling
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

Jackie McLean - The Jackie Mac Attack Live   Birdology (F) 519 270-2   1993

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

Cyclical
Song For My Queen
Dance Little Mandissa
Minor March
'Round Midnight
Five

** also released on Verve 314 519 270-2 in 1993; Birdology (F) FDM 37022-2 in 2003.

Miles Davis - Black Devil   Beech Marten (It) BM 053/2

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 / Dig

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

1992

Dizzy Gillespie - To Bird With Love   Telarc CD-83307

Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet; Paquito D'Rivera, Jackie McLean, alto sax; Danilo Perez, piano; George Mraz, bass; Lewis Nash, Kenny Washington, drums; Bobby McFerrin, vocal.

Blue Note, NYC, January 25, 1992

Oo Pa Pa Da
Diamond Jubilee Blues
The Theme

Jackie McLean - Rhythm Of The Earth   Birdology (F) 513 916-2   1992

Roy Hargrove, trumpet; Steve Davis, trombone; Jackie McLean, alto sax; Steve Nelson, vibes; Alan Jay Palmer, piano; Nat Reeves, bass; Eric McPherson, drums.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, March 12 and 13, 1992

Rhythm Of The Earth
For Hofsa
Sirius System
The Explorers
Oh Children Rise
Osyris Returns
The Collective Expression
Dark Castle

** also released on Antilles 314 517 075-2 in 1992; Birdology (F) FDM 37009-2 in 2002.

1994

Various Artists - Carnegie Hall Salutes The Jazz Masters - Verve 50th Anniversary   Verve 314 523 150-2

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 Triangle
2.Now's The Time

1996

Jackie McLean Meets Junko Onishi - Hat Trick   Somethin' Else (J) TOCJ-5581   1996

Jackie McLean, alto sax; Junko Onishi, piano; Nat Reeves, bass; Lewis Nash, drums.

The Power Station, NYC, January 28-31, 1996

Little Melonae
A Cottage For Sale
Solar
Bags' Groove
Will You Still Be Mine
Left Alone
Jackie's Hat
Sentimental Journey
Bluesnik

** also released on Blue Note CDP 7243 8 38363 2 1 in 1996; Somethin' Else (J) TOCJ-95031 in 2013.

1997

Jackie McLean Septet - Fire And Love   Somethin' Else (J) TOCJ-5590   1997

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 and 15, 1997

Mr. E
Beautiful Majestic One
Optimism
I Found You
The Griot
Excursions
Cryptography
Entrapment
Rites Of Passage

Llew Mathews Trio Featuring Jackie McLean - Nathalie   Key'stone (J) VACY-1022   1998

Jackie McLean, alto sax; Llew Mathews, piano; Stan Gilbert, bass; Albert Heath, drums.

West World Recording Studio, Los Angeles, CA, October 7 and 8, 1997

Dark Eyes
My Funny Valentine

** also released on Key'stone (J) VACY-3014 in 2000.

1999

Jackie McLean - Nature Boy   Somethin' Else (J) TOCJ-68045   1999

Jackie McLean, alto sax; Cedar Walton, piano; David Williams, bass; Billy Higgins, drums.

Avatar Studios, NYC, June 12 and 13, 1999

You Don't Know What Love Is
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