Event Archive - Al McLean:
Fri. January 5th 2018 @ Hermann's Jazz Club (All Ages)
8pm doors at 6pm
Saxophonist, composer, arranger. A native of Victoria, British Columbia, Al McLean has resided in Montreal since 1995. He is a sought-after saxophone specialist, and professor of music at McGill University. His most recent album Frontiers, featuring Azar Lawrence, was released in November 2016. Al McLean has performed and recorded worldwide with countless artists of every style of music, including Jimmy Cobb, The Temptations, Vinny Falcone, Susan Anton, Jon Bowzer, Offenbach, Colin James, Herb Ried, Boule Noir, Susie Arioli, Lenny White, Gary Smulyan, Gene Perla, Azar Lawrence, George Garzone, Jerry Bergonzi, Seamus Blake. Al McLean’s improvisations have been described as “a fluid, masterful account of the entire lineage of the saxophone”.