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]
“Robbins Nest” (Illinois Jacquet , Sir Charles Thompson). Album: “My Kind of Trouble” ( August 20, 1988). Benny was 81 years old when he teamed up with Joe for this set.. and he sounds remarkable [More]
Personnel: Harry Edison – trumpet Dicky Wells – trombone Lester Young – tenor saxophone Illinois Jacquet – tenor saxophone Marlowe Morris – piano Barney Kessel – guitar Red Callender – base John Simmons – base Sid Catlett [More]