Jackie McLean



Jackie McLean

Rating
Active
1951 to 2004
Born
May 17, 1932 in New York
Died
March 31, 2006
Location
New York, NY, United States
Biography
John Lenwood (Jackie) McLean (May 17, 1931 - March 31, 2006; some sources give 1932 as his year of birth) was an American jazz alto saxophonist and educator, born in New York City. His early recordings as leader were in the hard bop school. He later became an exponent of modal jazz and avant-garde jazz without abandoning his foundation in hard bop. Throughout his career he was known for his distinctive tone (often described with such adjectives as withering, piercing, or searing), his slightly sharp pitch, and a strong foundation in blues. His father, John Sr., who died in 1939, played guitar in Tiny Bradshaw's orchestra.

Top Songs by Jackie McLean


'round About Midnight

by & The Great Jazz Trio

Albums, Releases & Mixtapes


Classics by Jackie Mclean

Classics by Jackie Mclean

Jackie McLean June 18, 2016

6 Tracks

I Love Jazz

I Love Jazz

Jackie McLean July 2, 2015

10 Tracks

Jackie McLean, Jazz Stars

Jackie McLean, Jazz Stars

Jackie McLean March 6, 2015

12 Tracks

The Complete Recordings: 1955-1959

The Complete Recordings: 1955-1959

Jackie McLean March 24, 2014

50 Tracks

The Complete Recordings: 1959-1962

The Complete Recordings: 1959-1962

Jackie McLean March 24, 2014

50 Tracks

A Foggy Day

A Foggy Day

Jackie McLean March 18, 2014

6 Tracks

Condition Blue

Condition Blue

Jackie McLean March 5, 2014

16 Tracks

Sentimental Journey

Sentimental Journey

Jackie McLean February 14, 2014

6 Tracks

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