Bottoms Up is an album by jazz saxophonist Illinois Jacquet which was recorded in 1968 and released on the Prestige label. “Even in 1968 when the jazz avant-garde was becoming quite influential, tenor saxophonist Illinois [More]
“Hey, these guys are mad! Not really, though, but the “angry” in the title refers to the fact that these are early recordings by the players – mostly done during the 78rpm years at Savoy, [More]
“This live set with organist Milt Buckner and drummer Tony Crombie is quite fun. Tenor great Illinois Jacquet roars throughout “The King,” “C Jam Blues” and “Take The ‘A’ Train,” makes a warm ballad statement [More]
Illinois Jacquet Sextet – Harlem Nocturne from the album ‘SWING’S THE THING’ (Clef Records, 1956). “Harlem Nocturne” is a jazz standard written by Earle Hagen and Dick Rogers in 1939 for the Ray Noble orchestra, [More]
Twо оf оrgаnіѕt Mіlt Buckner’s fіnаl rесоrdѕ wеrе an all-star set that fеаturеd еіthеr Illіnоіѕ Jacquet or Buddy Tate оn tenor оr trоmbоnіѕt Kаі Winding, аnd a ԛuаrtеt оutіng wіth Jасԛuеt. All оf the music [More]
It’s been said that Big Sid Catlett was the complete drummer, able to play with boppers and moldy figs alike and any kind of musician that fell in between those two opposite poles. Certainly his [More]
“Imagination” (Jimmy Van Heusen & Johnny Burke). From the album “Milt Buckner-Milt Buckner” (1976/1996). Personnel: Sonny Payne – drums Koos Van Der Sluis – bass Joop Scholten – guitar Milt Buckner – organ Buddy Tate, [More]
Track listing: 1 Sleeping Susan 3:08 2 Robin’s Nest 3:10 3 Lean Baby 3:38 4 Bottoms Up 3:10 5 That´s My Desire 2:40 6 Black Velvet 2:50 7 Teddy Bear 3:20 8 Pleasingly Plump 3:08 [More]
The Kid and the Brute is an album by American jazz saxophonists Illinois Jacquet and Ben Webster recorded in late 1954 and released on the Clef label. AllMusic Rеvіеw by Scott Yаnоw: Thіѕ ѕіnglе CD [More]
AllMusic Review by Scott Yanow: The Illinois Jacquet big band has been together on a part-time basis for over a decade, yet this is still its only recording. Fortunately, it is a very good one, [More]