Jackie's Pal

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Jackie's Pal
Studio album by Jackie McLean Quintet
Released 1956
Recorded August 31, 1956
Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack
Genre Jazz
Length 42:09
Label Prestige
PRLP 7068
Producer Bob Weinstock
Jackie McLean Quintet chronology
4, 5 and 6
(1956)
Jackie's Pal
(1956)
McLean's Scene
(1956-7)
Alternative cover
Steeplechase (1963, NJ 8290)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars[1]

Jackie's Pal is a studio album by saxophonist Jackie McLean and his quintet, his third effort for Prestige Records. It was recorded in 1956 and originally released the same year as PRLP 7068. In 1963, like the previous 4, 5 and 6, the album was reissued on the Prestige sub-label New Jazz Records, as NJ 8290, with a different cover and retitled Steeplechase. It was also reissued on CD in 1991.[2]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Sweet Doll" (McLean) - 6:06
  2. "Just for Marty" (Bill Hardman) - 6:39
  3. "Dee's Dilemma (Mal Waldron) - 7:06
  4. "Sublues (Hardman) - 8:03
  5. "Steeplechase" (Charlie Parker) - 8:12
  6. "It Could Happen to You" (Burke, Van Heusen) - 6:03

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