4, 5 and 6

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4, 5 and 6
4,5 & 6PRLP.jpeg
Studio album by Jackie McLean
Released November 1956[1]
Recorded July 13 & 20, 1956
Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack
Genre Jazz, Hard bop[2]
Length 45:18
Label Prestige
PRLP 7048
Producer Bob Weinstock
Jackie McLean chronology
Lights Out!
(1956)
4, 5 and 6
(1956)
Jackie's Pal
(1956)
Alternative cover
1962 New Jazz LP (NJ 8279)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 4/5 stars[3]
The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide 4/5 stars[4]

4, 5 and 6 is a studio album by saxophonist Jackie McLean, his second effort for Prestige Records. It was recorded in 1956 and originally released the same year as PRLP 7048. In 1962, it was reissued on the Prestige sub-label New Jazz Records as NJ 8279 with a different cover. The album was reissued on CD in 1991.[2]

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Sentimental Journey"   Ben Homer, Bud Green, Les Brown 10:00
2. "Why Was I Born?"   Jerome Kern, Oscar Hammerstein II 5:16
3. "Contour"   Kenny Drew 5:01
4. "Confirmation"   Charlie Parker 11:26
5. "When I Fall in Love"   Edward Heyman, Victor Young 5:36
6. "Abstraction"   Mal Waldron 7:59

Recorded on July 13 (#1-3) and 20 (#4-6), 1956.

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Billboard Nov 24, 1956
  2. ^ a b "Jackie McLean – 4, 5 And 6". Discogs.com. Retrieved 23 October 2012. 
  3. ^ Allmusic Review. Retrieved 23 October 2012.
  4. ^ Swenson, J. (Editor) (1985). The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide. USA: Random House/Rolling Stone. p. 136. ISBN 0-394-72643-X.