Jun 03

Jackie McLean – Let Freedom Ring (1962/2014)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/192 kHz | Time – 38:10 minutes | 1,62 GB | Genre: Jazz
Studio Master, Official Digital Download |  Source: HDTracks | @ Blue Note Records

Originally released as Blue Note BLP 4106 (mono) and BST 84106 (stereo)

“In preparing these hi def remasters, we were very conscientious about maintaining the feel of the original releases while adding a previously unattainable transparency and depth. It now sounds like you’ve set up your chaise lounge right in the middle of Rudy Van Gelder’s studio!” – Blue Note President, Don Was.

When Jackie McLean’s Let Freedom Ring was released in 1962, it was soon recognized as a landmark and masterpiece in McLean’s discography. A hard bop sax player, McLean explored new avenues in jazz’s avant-garde styles on the album, as well as experimenting with the tonal limits of his instrument.

01 – Melody for Melonae
02 – I’ll Keep Loving You
03 – Rene
04 – Omega

Produced by Alfred Lion.
Recorded March 19, 1962 in Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ.

Jackie McLean – alto saxophone
Walter Davis Jr. – piano
Herbie Lewis – bass
Billy Higgins – drums