Monday, January 21, 2008

Jackie McLean - Jacknife - Jazz Music CD Review

Jacknife is the up-to-the-minute Wind cadmium set out by the highly talented Jackie McLean who once again have delivered a superb aggregation of tracks. I'm confident Jackie McLean fans, and Wind fans alike will be pleased with this one.

It's a rare twenty-four hours indeed that I acquire a cadmium from an creative person that I can truthfully state makes not have got a bad path in the bunch. I'm more than happy to denote that's exactly what I must state about this one. There simply is NOT a bad 1 in the bunch. No fillers here at all, with each song standing tall on it's own.

Jacknife have a pleasantly varied, premix of 5 paths that are very well written songs by this clearly brilliant artist. With many of the songs displaying a batch of the sort emotion that brands for a really great listen. Clearly drawing from what I can only conceive of are him have existent life experiences. At different points touching on the most existent emotions like love, and the hurting of failing human relationships can certainly be heard.

If you're a Jackie McLean fan this is a cadmium your aggregation level cannot be without. In fact, this is one of those CDs that you don't even have got to be a fan of McLean, or even Wind to cognize is good. This is just good music. Period.

While this full cadmium is outstanding the truly standout melodies are path 3 - Soft Blue, path 4 - Jacknife, and path 5 - Blue Fable.

My Bonus Pick, and the 1 that got Sensitive [ in "Stuck On REpeat"] is path 1 - On The Nile. Great track!

Jacknife Release Notes:

Jackie McLean originally released Jacknife on October 8, 2002 on the Blue Note Records label.

CD Path List Follows:

1. On The Nile

2. Climax

3. Soft Blue

4. Jacknife

5. Blue Fable

Personnel: Jackie McLean (alto saxophone); Larry Willis (piano); Larry Ridley (bass); Jack DeJohnette (drums); Prince Charles Tolliver. Recorded at Avant Garde Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey on September 24, 1965. Originally released on Blue Note (LA457). Includes line drive short letters by Individual Retirement Account Gitler.

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