New York Calling

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New York Calling
New York Calling.jpg
Studio album by
Jackie McLean and The Cosmic Brotherhood
Released1974
RecordedOctober 30, 1974
Minot Sound Studios, White Plains, NY
GenreJazz
Length59:09
LabelSteepleChase
SCS-1023
ProducerNils Winther
Jackie McLean chronology
Antiquity
(1974)
New York Calling
(1974)
Like Old Times
(1976)

New York Calling is an album by saxophonist Jackie McLean and the Cosmic Brotherhood recorded in 1974 and released on the SteepleChase label.[1][2]

Reception[edit]

The Allmusic review by Jim Todd stated "Jackie McLean's band on New York Calling, the Cosmic Brotherhood, plays with uncompromising passion, fury, and intelligence. The group, a generation younger than the leader, has a sound that is definitive '70s advanced hard bop. ...It's to McLean's credit that the date bears the stamp of his band's artistry as much as it does his own".[3]

Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic4/5 stars[3]
The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide3/5 stars[4]

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Billy Skinner except as indicated

  1. "New York Calling" - 10:14
  2. "Star Dancer" - 12:25
  3. "Camel Driver" (Billy Gault) - 8:53
  4. "Some Other Time" (Gault) - 8:03
  5. "Adrians Dance" - 8:52
  6. "New York Calling" [Take 3] - 10:50 Bonus track on CD reissue

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Jackie McLean discography accessed March 28, 2015
  2. ^ SteepleChase Records discography, accessed March 28, 2015
  3. ^ a b Todd, J., Allmusic Review accessed March 28, 2015
  4. ^ Swenson, J., ed. (1985). The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide. USA: Random House/Rolling Stone. p. 136. ISBN 0-394-72643-X.