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A Long Drink of the Blues

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Released  Early June 1961
A Long Drink of the Blues (1957)  Strange Blues (1957)
Release date  28 September 1996
Label  New Jazz Records
Length  45:05
Artist  Jackie McLean
Producer  Bob Weinstock
Genre  Jazz
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Recorded  August 30, 1957 (#1-2) February 15, 1957 (#3-5) Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack
Similar  Jackie McLean albums, Jazz albums

Jackie mclean sextet a long drink of the blues


A Long Drink of the Blues is a studio album by saxophonist Jackie McLean. It was recorded in 1957, and released in 1961 on New Jazz Records as NJ 8253.

Contents

Jackie mclean sextet a long drink of the blues


Track listing

  1. "A Long Drink of the Blues" [Take 1] - 2:21
  2. "A Long Drink of the Blues" (McLean) [Take 2] - 20:49
  3. "Embraceable You" (Gershwin, Gershwin) - 7:07
  4. "I Cover the Waterfront" (Heyman, Green) - 6:27
  5. "These Foolish Things (Remind Me of You)" (Link, Marvell, Strachey) - 8:21

Personnel

  • Jackie McLean - alto sax (3-5), tenor sax (1-2)
  • Webster Young - trumpet
  • Curtis Fuller - trombone (1-2)
  • Gil Coggins (1-2), Mal Waldron (3-5) - piano
  • Paul Chambers (1-2), Arthur Phipps (3-5) - bass
  • Louis Hayes (1-2), Art Taylor (3-5) - drums
  • Songs

    1A Long Drink of the Blues (takes 1 & 2)23:10
    2Embraceable You7:08
    3I Cover the Waterfront6:29

    References

    A Long Drink of the Blues Wikipedia


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