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Jackie McLean - Lights Out!

 (Mono)


Label:

Analogue Productions (Prestige)

Genre:

Jazz

Product No.:
CPRJ 7035 SA
Availability:
In Stock
Category:

Hybrid Mono SACD



Hybrid Mono SACD

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Hybrid Mono SACD for sale individually and as part of Analogue Productions’ Prestige Mono Series

Mini "old style" gatefold jacket packaging

These SACD jackets feature printed wraps mounted to chipboard shells, producing an authentic, "old school" look and feel. Some people call these "mini LP" jackets. 

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.
 
Originally released in 1957

Jackie McLean, alto saxophone
Doug Watkins, bass
Art Taylor, drums
Donald Byrd, trumpet
Elmo Hope, piano

 



1. Lights Out
2. Up
3. Lorraine
4. A Foggy Day
5. Kerplunk
6. Inding

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