A Fickle Sonance

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A Fickle Sonance
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Studio album by Jackie McLean
Released End of November 1962[1]
Recorded October 26, 1961
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs
Genre Jazz
Length 35:18
Label Blue Note
BST 84089
Producer Alfred Lion
Jackie McLean chronology
A Fickle Sonance
Let Freedom Ring
(1962)Let Freedom Ring1962

A Fickle Sonance is an album by American saxophonist Jackie McLean recorded in 1961 and released on the Blue Note label.[2] The opening track Five Will Get You Ten's lead sheet was allegedly discovered by Sonny Clark in Thelonious Monk's house. It was originally titled Two Timer, and was later recorded by Monk's son, T. S. Monk on his album Monk on Monk.[3]


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Allmusic 3/5 stars link

The Allmusic review by Al Campbell awarded the album 3 stars and stated:

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Five Will Get You Ten" Thelonious Monk, Sonny Clark 7:06
2. "Subdued" Jackie McLean 5:54
3. "Sundu" Clark 4:54
4. "A Fickle Sonance" McLean 6:49
5. "Enitnerrut" Tommy Turrentine 5:48
6. "Lost" Butch Warren 4:47



  1. ^ Billboard Dec 1, 1962
  2. ^ "Jackie McLean discography". Archived from the original on May 14, 2011. Retrieved April 13, 2011. 
  3. ^ "The Thelonious Monk Compositions". theloniousrecords.com. Retrieved October 15, 2017. 
  4. ^ Campbell, A. "A Fickle Sonance Review". Allmusic.com. Retrieved April 13, 2011.