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Jackie McLean FreedomJackie McLean was one of the first hard bop veterans to find a new voice in the burning intensity of jazz's emerging avant-garde. Let Freedom Ring was the landmark masterpiece where he put everything together and ushered in the era of the modernists at Blue Note. Supported by pianist Walter Davis, McLean's statement of purpose dominates the proceedings, with the busy, free-flowing dialogues of bassist Herbie Lewis and drummer Billy Higgins pushing him to even greater heights.

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