One of Canada's preeminent saxophone talents, Al McLean owns the night in the grand old Jazz city of Montreal. Mentoring countless students of the music, McLean's brute force, and seemingly bottomless depths as an improviser set a unique standard of excellence. With an equally nimble command of bebop, and more avant garde repertoire rooted in the language of Coltrane, McLean is sought after by both Canadian and international players.
RECORDING & MASTERCLASS WITH BENITO GONZALEZ
October 30, 2017 : Following a recording session at MacEwan University in Edmonton Alberta, Al McLean and pianist Benito Gonzalez spent time with students in a masterclass. MacEwan faculty and Jazz Performance students joined McLean and Gonzalez on stage during the lecture, leaving an indelible memory for the students.