Jackie's Bag

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Jackie's Bag
Jackie's Bag.jpg
Studio album by Jackie McLean
Released June 1961
Recorded January 18, 1959–September 1, 1960
Studio Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack; Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs
Genre Jazz
Length 38:50 LP
62:47CD
Label Blue Note
Producer Alfred Lion
Jackie McLean chronology
Capuchin Swing
(1960)Capuchin Swing1960
Jackie's Bag
(1960)
Bluesnik
(1961)Bluesnik1961

Jackie's Bag is an album by American saxophonist Jackie McLean recorded in 1959 and 1960 and released by Blue Note.[1]

Reception[edit]

The Allmusic review by Steve Huey awarded the album 4½ stars and stated "the music on Jackie's Bag finds McLean in a staunchly hard bop mode, with occasional hints of adventurousness".[2]

Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic4.5/5 stars[2]

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Jackie McLean except as indicated
  1. "Quadrangle" - 4:44
  2. "Blues Inn" - 9:06
  3. "Fidel" - 7:11
  4. "Appointment in Ghana" - 6:59
  5. "A Ballad for Doll" - 3:19
  6. "Isle of Java" (Tina Brooks) - 7:31

Bonus tracks on CD reissue:

  1. "Street Singer" (Brooks) - 10:19
  2. "Melonae's Dance" - 6:50
  3. "Medina" (Brooks) - 6:48

Recorded on January 18, 1959 (tracks 1-3) and September 1, 1960 (tracks 4-9).

Personnel[edit]

Tracks 1-3

Tracks 4-9

References[edit]

  1. ^ Jackie McLean discography accessed October 15, 2010
  2. ^ a b Huey, S. Allmusic Review accessed October 15, 2010