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Robbins Nest - Illinois Jacquet - The Complete Illinois Jacquet Sessions 1945-50

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  1. Illinois Jacquet - Mosaic Complete Sessions - Cd Box Set [like New] - $ Read More Illinois Jacquet And Lester Young 'battle Of The Saxes' Aladdin 10 Mono Dg - $
  2. Illinois Jacquet [1] Saxophonist Joined Lionel Hampton [2] Introduced the Honking Sax [3] Formed a Big Band [4] Selected discography [5] Sources [6] Jean Baptiste Illinois Jacquet [7] is considered one of the most distinctive, innovative tenor saxophone players of the post-swing era.
  3. Listen to the biggest hits from Illinois Jacquet, including Blues from Louisiana, Smooth Sailin', Lean Baby, and more. Check it out on Slacker Radio, on free internet stations like Classic Jazz [Non-Voc], Classic Jazz, Cool Jazz too.
  4. Jul 29,  · He recorded a number of sides from for the Aladdin and Apollo record labels with a seven piece band that featured, at various times, Fats Navarro, J.J. Johnson, Leo Parker, and Sir Charles Thompson. These sides have been made available in a tremendous Mosaic Records 4 CD set The Complete Illinois Jacquet Sessions.
  5. The first real R&B tenorman, Illinois Jacquet was always a much more well-rounded soloist than the specialists who followed him. The 17 sessions that are included on this essential box draws its material from the Aladdin, Apollo, ARA, Savoy, and Victor catalogues/
  6. Jacquet led the Illinois Jacquet Big Band from until his death. Jacquet became the first jazz musician to be an artist-in-residence at Harvard University, in [6] He played " C-Jam Blues " with President Bill Clinton on the White House lawn during Clinton's inaugural ball in

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