Strange Blues

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Strange Blues
Studio album by Jackie McLean
Released 1957
Recorded February 15, July 12 and August 30, 1957
Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, New Jersey
Genre Jazz
Length 37:15
Label Prestige
PR 7500
Producer Don Schlitten
Jackie McLean chronology
A Long Drink of the Blues
(1957)
Strange Blues
(1957)
Alto Madness
(1957)

Strange Blues is an album by American saxophonist Jackie McLean recorded in 1957 and released on the Prestige label.[1]

Reception[edit]

The Allmusic review by Scott Yanow awarded the album 4 stars calling it "A generally strong set chiefly recommended to Jackie McLean completists".[2]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[2]

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Jackie McLean except as indicated

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

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Jackie McLean discography accessed July 26, 2013
  2. ^ a b Yanow, S. Allmusic Review accessed July 26, 2013