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Artist: Mclean, Jackie
Title: Lights Out!
Format: LP 200 Gram Vinyl
Catalog Number:7035
Barcode:753088703515 itemnumber=1000112628
Price: $51.98  (All prices include domestic shipping.)
Genre: JAZZ
Release Date: 11/9/2012
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A perpetual favorite among Jackie McLean’s earlier recordings, Lights Out finds the hard-swinging young alto saxophonist in 1956 still very much under the wing of Charlie Parker, who had died less than a year earlier. Yet McLean was beginning to find ways out of the seductive artistic security of Bird imitations. For one thing, he was experimenting with tonal variations. For another, he was working with Charles Mingus, and Mingus’s genius as a leader included forcing musicians to look deeply into their most cherished stylistic practices. The McLean of Lights Out is the hot young bebopper with a slightly acid edge to his sound and a solid blues foundation under everything he played. McLean and trumpeter Donald Byrd occasionally engage in the "pecking" technique of mutual improvisation they developed as members of the George Wallington Quintet. 200 gram mono vinyl. Featuring: Jackie McLean, alto saxophone Doug Watkins, bass Art Taylor, drums Donald Byrd, trumpet Elmo Hope, piano

Track Listing

Lights Out



A Foggy Day



Additional Technical Information Available For This Album
Release Format: LP         
Release Channel Configuration: Mono Channel(s)
Vinyl Weight: 200 grams
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