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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

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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