René McLean – Watch Out! (SCCD 31037)

SCCD 31037 Watch Out! / René McLean Sextet Even from the founding days SteepleChase has been known for its daring enterprise of recording leader albums by young, less-known (but talented, of course) musicians. This debut album by René McLean is a good example. Coming from a highly jazz inspiring home, René 29 at the time […]

Jackie McLean – New York Calling (SCCD 31023)

SCCD 31023 New York Calling / Jackie McLean & The Cosmic Brotherhood In 1973 veteran Jackie McLean formed The Cosmic Brotherhood, a sextet of young and talented New York musicians including his son René. This is their first recording. “… it is rewarding and refreshing to find one musician of repute who adheres to his […]