Jackie's Bag

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Jackie's Bag
Studio album by Jackie McLean
Released 1960
Recorded January 18, 1959
Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack
September 1, 1960
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs
Genre Jazz
Length 38:50 original LP
62:47 CD
Label Blue Note
BST 84051
Producer Alfred Lion
Jackie McLean chronology
Capuchin Swing
(1960)
Jackie's Bag
(1960)
Bluesnik
(1961)

Jackie's Bag is an album by American saxophonist Jackie McLean recorded in 1959 and 1960 and released on the Blue Note label.[1]

Reception[edit]

The Allmusic review by Steve Huey awarded the album 4½ stars and stated "the music on Jackie's Bag finds McLean in a staunchly hard bop mode, with occasional hints of adventurousness".[2]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars[2]

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Jackie McLean except as indicated
  1. "Quadrangle" - 4:44
  2. "Blues Inn" - 9:06
  3. "Fidel" - 7:11
  4. "Appointment in Ghana" - 6:59
  5. "A Ballad for Doll" - 3:19
  6. "Isle of Java" (Tina Brooks) - 7:31

Bonus tracks on CD reissue:

  1. "Street Singer" (Brooks) - 10:19
  2. "Melonae's Dance" - 6:50
  3. "Medina" (Brooks) - 6:48

Recorded on January 18, 1959 (tracks 1-3) and September 1, 1960 (tracks 4-9).

Personnel[edit]

Tracks 1-3

Tracks 4-9

References[edit]

  1. ^ Jackie McLean discography accessed October 15, 2010
  2. ^ a b Huey, S. Allmusic Review accessed October 15, 2010