Jackie McLean records ‘Capuchin Swing’ for Blue Note (1960)

Jackie McLean”s ‘Capuchin Swing’ is an album recorded on April 17, 1960 by Blue Note.

Track Listing : 1.Francisco (Jackie Mclean) – 09:33 . 2.Just For Now (Walter Bishop, Jr.) – 07:33 . 3.Don’T Blame Me (Dorothy Fields, Jimmy Mchugh) – 04:24 . 4.Condition Blue (Jackie Mclean) – 08:13 . 5.Capuchin Swing (Jackie Mclean) – 06:10 . 6.On The Lion (Walter Bishop, Jr.) – 04:44

Francis Wolff

Musicians : Jackie Mclean – Alto Saxophone . Blue Mitchell – Trumpet . Walter Bishop, Jr. – Piano . Paul Chambers – Bass . Art Taylor – Drums

Production : Produced By Alfred Lion Kevin Michael Gray – Mastering . Steve Hoffman – Mastering . Rudy Van Gelder – Engineer

Package : Bob Blumenthal – Liner Notes . Micaela Boland – Art Direction . Ira Gitler – Liner Notes . Francis Wolff asterisques RVM – Cover Photo

Recorded On April 17, 1960 At Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs.

Released In 1960 By Blue Note.

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nexusofthecrisis @ RateYourMusic
It is propulsive from start to finishand even on the slower songs things keep cooking nicely. Jackie completely steals the show on his alto, playing with so much soul and force. Blue Mitchell is nice, but leaves me a bit cold. […]

The Night Owl
“Condition Blue,” written for Blue Mitchell, is also unusual. The trumpet and sax begin with what appears to be a hip, bugle-like fanfare, until it becomes apparent that these unaccompanied introductory bars are in fact the first measures of the tune. […]

McLean is simply fabulous from start to finish. Throughout his career McLean has always had a plethora of outstanding musical ideas, technique to burnand the ability to communicate with intensity and passion. Capuchin Swing is no exception. Get it while you can. […]


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