The Sixth Sense (Lee Morgan album)

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The Sixth Sense
Studio album by Lee Morgan
Released Late 1969
Recorded November 10, 1967
September 13, 1968
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs
Genre Jazz
Length 39:04 original LP
56:25 CD reissue
Label Blue Note
BST 84335
Producer Francis Wolff (#1-6)
Duke Pearson (#7-9)
Lee Morgan chronology
The Procrastinator
(1967)
The Sixth Sense
(1967-8)
Taru
(1968)

The Sixth Sense is an album by jazz trumpeter Lee Morgan, released on the Blue Note label in 1969. The album features performances by Morgan, Jackie McLean, Frank Mitchell, Cedar Walton, Victor Sproles and Billy Higgins. The CD reissue added three tracks featuring Harold Mabern and Mickey Bass.

Reception[edit]

The Allmusic review by Michael G. Nastos awarded the album 3.5 stars stating "The appropriately title Sixth Sense presents a transition between one of the most intriguing sextets during the last years of post-bop and Morgan's final ensembles that saw him reaching higher and higher before, like Icarus, falling from grace.".[1]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3.5/5 stars[1]

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Lee Morgan except as indicated
  1. "The Sixth Sense" - 6:45
  2. "Short Count" - 6:02
  3. "Psychedelic" - 6:32
  4. "Afreaka" (Walton) - 8:03
  5. "Anti Climax" - 6:19
  6. "The Cry of My People" (Massey) - 5:23

Bonus tracks on CD reissue:

  1. "Extemporaneous" (Mitchell) - 5:08
  2. "Mickey's Tune" (Bass) - 6:35
  3. "Leebop" - 5:38

Recorded on November 10, 1967 (tracks 1-6) and September 13, 1968 (tracks 7-9).

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Nastos, M. Allmusic Review accessed October 11, 2011