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Five of their best: Jazz organist Brother Jack McDuff

Jack McDuff 25 Sep 1961, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, USA. During a Lou Donaldson session. Photo Francis Wolff (Source)

Brother Jack McDuff was a prolific jazz organist who not only released over 50 of his own albums, but appeared on session with Willis Jackson, Bill Jennings, and George Benson. His albums for Prestige in the 60s are all worth a listen, while his post-70s work is perhaps only for the hardcore organ fans. While McDuff did return to form during the 1990s, his best work was released during his…