Jackie McLean

Jackie McLean

Top Songs

1
Old Gospel
2
Yams (Feat. Herbie Hancock)
3
Appointment In Ghana (1999 Digital Remaster)
4
Kahlil The Prophet
5
Greasy (1989 Digital Remaster)

Albums

About

Biography

Jackie McLean has long had his own sound, played slightly sharp and with great intensity; he is recognizable within two notes. McLean was one of the few bop-oriented players of the early '50s who explored free jazz in the '60s, widening his emotional range and drawing from the new music qualities that fit his musical personality. The son of guitarist John McLean (who played guitar with Tiny Bradshaw), Jackie started on alto when he was 15. As a teenager he was friends with such... Read more

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