Jackson's Action!

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Jackson's Action!
Jackson's Action!.jpg
Live album by Willis Jackson
Released 1965
Recorded March 21, 1964
The Allegro, New York City
Genre Jazz
Label Prestige
PRLP 7348
Willis Jackson chronology
Boss Shoutin'
(1964)Boss Shoutin'1964
Jackson's Action!
Live! Action
(1964)Live! Action1964

Jackson's Action! is a live album by saxophonist Willis Jackson which was recorded in New York City in 1964 and released on the Prestige label.[1] Three additional albums were released from the same performance Live! Action, Soul Night/Live!, and Tell It....


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

Allmusic awarded the album 3 stars.[2]

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Willis Jackson except as indicated

  1. "Jackson's Action" - 3:10
  2. "A Lot of Livin' to Do" (Charles Strouse, Lee Adams) - 6:55
  3. "I Wish You Love" (Charles Trenet, Albert Beach) - 3:28
  4. "Monkey Hips" - 5:20
  5. "A'w Right-Do It!" - 6:00
  6. "Jive Samba" (Nat Adderley) - 10:20
  • Recorded at The Allegro in New York City on March 21, 1964



  1. ^ Prestige Records discography accessed March 5, 2013
  2. ^ a b Allmusic listing accessed March 5, 2013