Please Mr. Jackson

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Please Mr. Jackson
Please Mr Jackson.jpg
Studio album by Willis Jackson
Released 1959
Recorded May 25, 1959
Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, New Jersey
Genre Jazz
Length 34:02
Label Prestige
PR 7162
Producer Esmond Edwards
Willis Jackson chronology
Please Mr. Jackson
(1959)
Cool "Gator"
(1959-60)

Please Mr. Jackson is the debut album by saxophonist Willis Jackson featuring organist Jack McDuff and guitarist Bill Jennings which was recorded in 1959 and released on the Prestige label.[1]

Reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[2]

Allmusic awarded the album 4 stars stating "In 1959, starting with this Prestige set Jackson made his mark on soul-jazz".[2]

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Willis Jackson, Bill Jennings and Jack McDuff except as indicated

  1. "Cool Grits" - 8:32
  2. "Come Back to Sorrento" (Ernesto De Curtis) - 4:30
  3. "Dink's Mood" (Jackson, McDuff) - 3:55
  4. "Please Mr. Jackson" - 5:44
  5. "633 Knock" (Jennings) - 5:18
  6. "Memories of You" (Eubie Blake, Andy Razaf) - 6:03

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Prestige Records discography accessed February 15, 2013
  2. ^ a b Yanow, S. Allmusic Review accessed February 15, 2013