Jackie McLean records the album ‘Destination… Out!’ for Blue Note (1963)

Jackie McLean’s ‘Destination… Out!’ is an album recorded on September 20, 1963 by Blue Note.

Track Listing : 1.Love And Hate (Grachan Moncur Iii) – 08:25 . 2.Esoteric (Grachan Moncur Iii) – 09:02 . 3.Kahlil The Prophet (Jackie Mclean) – 10:23 . 4.Riff Raff (Grachan Moncur Iii) – 07:07

Francis Wolff

Musicians : Jackie Mclean – Alto Saxophone . Grachan Moncur Iii – Trombone . Bobby Hutcherson – Vibes . Larry Ridley – Bass . Roy Haynes – Drums

Production : Produced By Alfred Lion Rudy Van Gelder – Engineer . Larry Walsh – Mastering

Package : Francis Wolff asterisques RVM – Photography . Larry Miller – Cover Design . Bob Blumenthal – Liner Notes . Micaela Boland – Art Direction . Jackie Mclean – Liner Notes

Recorded On September 20, 1963 At Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs.

Released In November 1964 By Blue Note.


100 Greatest Jazz Albums
Grachan Moncur III contributes lithe and expressive trombone with none of the ugly slides that so often marr the instrument’s delivery. His registration of note is so accurate that he might almost be playing a valved instrument such as a euphonium. […]

Of all of McLean’s Blue Note dates, so many of which are classic jazz recordings, Destination… Out! stands as one that reveals the true soulfulness and complexity of McLean’s writing, arrangingand his unique alto voice […]

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Another piece of evidence is that this album is almost nothing like other Jackie McLean albums of the period, including One Step Beyond, where Moncur is also present. […]


Jackie McLean’s ‘Destination… Out!’


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