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Brother Jack

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Brother Jack
Studio album by
Jack McDuff with Bill Jennings
Released1960
RecordedJanuary 25, 1960
StudioVan Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey
GenreJazz
LabelPrestige
PR 7174
ProducerEsmond Edwards
Jack McDuff chronology
Brother Jack
(1960)
Tough 'Duff
(1960)

Brother Jack is the debut album by organist Jack McDuff recorded in 1960 and released on the Prestige label.[1]

Reception

Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic3/5 stars[2]

AllMusic reviewer Jim Todd stated: "Recorded in 1960, the session is a transitional one, both for jazz organ and for one of the instrument's leading players".[3]

Track listing

All compositions by Jack McDuff, except where indicated.

  1. "Brother Jack" – 4:00
  2. "Mr. Wonderful" (Jerry Bock, Larry Holofcener, George David Weiss) – 3:53
  3. "Noon Train" – 5:51
  4. "Drowsy" – 3:37
  5. "Organ Grinder's Swing" (Will Hudson, Irving Mills, Mitchell Parish) – 2:55
  6. "Mack 'N' Duff" – 5:10
  7. "You're Driving Me Crazy" (Walter Donaldson) – 4:47
  8. "Light Blues" (Bill Jennings, Jack McDuff) – 6:01

Personnel

References

  1. ^ Jack McDuff discography accessed January 15, 2013
  2. ^ "Brother Jack - Jack McDuff | Songs, Reviews, Credits | AllMusic" – via www.allmusic.com.
  3. ^ Todd, J. Allmusic Review, January 15, 2013
  4. ^ "Jack McDuff". allaboutjazz.com. Retrieved 27 August 2021.
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