Brother Jack

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Brother Jack
Brother Jack.jpg
Studio album by Jack McDuff with Bill Jennings
Released 1960
Recorded January 25, 1960
Studio Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey
Genre Jazz
Label Prestige
PR 7174
Producer Esmond Edwards
Jack McDuff chronology
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Brother Jack is the debut album by organist Jack McDuff recorded in 1960 and released on the Prestige label.[1]


Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars[2]

AllMusic awarded the album 3 stars stating "Recorded in 1960, the session is a transitional one, both for jazz organ and for one of the instrument's leading players".[2]

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Jack McDuff except where noted.

  1. "Brother Jack" – 4:00
  2. "Mr. Wonderful" (Jerry Bock, Larry Holofcener, George David Weiss) – 3:53
  3. "Noon Train" – 5:51
  4. "Drowsy" – 3:37
  5. "Organ Grinder's Swing" (Will Hudson, Irving Mills, Mitchell Parish) – 2:55
  6. "Mack 'N' Duff" – 5:10
  7. "You're Driving Me Crazy" (Walter Donaldson) – 4:47
  8. "Light Blues" (Bill Jennings, Jack McDuff) – 6:01



  1. ^ Jack McDuff discography accessed January 15, 2013
  2. ^ a b Todd, J. Allmusic Review, January 15, 2013