Esmond Edwards, a native of Nassau, the Bahamas, moved to New York City’s Harlem in 1932 at age five. Description from jerryjazzmusician.com. I searched for this on bing.com/images

John Coltrane with Jackie Mclean

Esmond Edwards, a native of Nassau, the Bahamas, moved to New York City’s Harlem in 1932 at age five. Description from jerryjazzmusician.com. I searched for this on bing.com/images

Jackie McLean: New Soil   Label: Blue Note 4013   12" LP 1959   Design: Reid Miles   Photo: Francis Wolff

Jackie McLean: New Soil Label: Blue Note 4013 12" LP 1959 Design: Reid Miles Photo: Francis Wolff

Jackie McLean & Miles Davis: Complete Studio Sessions [CD]

Jackie McLean & Miles Davis: Complete Studio Sessions [CD]

Complete Recordings with Jackie McLean & Mal Waldron [CD]

Complete Recordings with Jackie McLean & Mal Waldron [CD]

Cover by legendary Reid Miles. Along with photographer Francis Wolff, Reid was the creative force behind the instantly recognisable visual style of Blue Note records.

Cover by legendary Reid Miles. Along with photographer Francis Wolff, Reid was the creative force behind the instantly recognisable visual style of Blue Note records.

Lee Morgan and Jackie McLean at Morgan’s Infinity recording session, Englewood Cliffs NJ, November 16 1965 (photo by Francis Wolff)

Lee Morgan and Jackie McLean at Morgan’s Infinity recording session, Englewood Cliffs NJ, November 16 1965 (photo by Francis Wolff)

"I tell my students, 'It's an important tradition and you have to go back and hear this music and learn its language all the way through. How are you going to know what's new to play, if you haven't listened to everything that's old?'" (Jackie McLean)

"I tell my students, 'It's an important tradition and you have to go back and hear this music and learn its language all the way through. How are you going to know what's new to play, if you haven't listened to everything that's old?'" (Jackie McLean)

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