Tag Archives: Jackie McLean

STEVE LEHMAN:
In the Tradition

Saxophonist Steve Lehman is well known for his fierce intelligence as a composer and player. His albums including Travail, Transformation, and Flow are among the most forward looking in jazz, marked by bold concepts and rigorous methodology, offering inventive ways to… Continue reading

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FIVE YEARS OF DESTINATION: OUT!

LOVE AND HATE Jackie McLean Destination…Out! Blue Note : 1963 JM, alto sax; Grachan Moncur III, trombone; Bobby Hutcherson, vibes; Larry Ridley, bass; Roy Haynes, drums. HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO THE SITE! It’s hard to believe, but this is the fifth… Continue reading

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Everybody Get Footloose;
Or, Six Degrees of Paul Bley

WHEN WILL THE BLUES LEAVE KING KORN Paul Bley Footloose! Savoy : 1964 PB, piano; Steve Swallow, bass; Pete La Roca, drums. We’re pleased to present another stellar guest post from longtime friend of the site Ethan Iverson, of The… Continue reading

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EXCLUSIVE ALBUM PREVIEW: Steve Lehman Octet

ECHOES Steve Lehman Octet Travail, Transformation, and Flow Pi : 2009 SL, alto sax; Jonathan Finlayson; trumpet; Mark Shim, tenor sax; Tim Albright, trombone; Jose Davila, tuba; Chris Dingman, vibraphone; Drew Gress, bass; Tyshawn Sorey, drums. At D:O we mostly… Continue reading

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