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Diggin The Count - Illinois Jacquet - The Fabulous Apollo Sessions (Vinyl, LP)

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  1. The two sessions (January 7th and 8th ) Illinois Jacquet recorded for Savoy yielded a total of nine sides. These sessions were his only recordings for Savoy. Through , and up to November he label-hopped back and forth between Apollo and Philo / Aladdin.
  2. Recording Date: Label Name: Apollo Leader(s): Illinois Jacquet Skill/instrument: trumpet Skill/instrument: alto saxophone Skill/instrument: tenor saxophone Skill/instrument: J-DISC is a tool for exploring jazz recordings, with rich information on the artists, songs, and labels, and vast legacy of LPs and CDs that have shaped the.
  3. Oct 16,  · Illinois also took part in jam sessions organised by Norman Granz and when the latter staged a jazz concert at the Philharmonic Auditorium in July , Jacquet was among the musicians who took part. His solo on “Blues” was perhaps the real birth of honk – a screeching, squealing, howling epic that drove the audience wild.
  4. Illinois Jacquet was to the 's what Sonny Rollins and Herbie Hancock would be to the 50's and 60's: a precocious young cat with bags full of talent who sprang from Lional Hampton's big band, after putting Hamp on the map with Flying Home, to Count Basie's, where 5/5(2).
  5. Intermedia LP 12" QS — Count Basie & His Orchestra Featuring Jimmy Rushing: The Classic Count () Flutegrove (Eng.) LP 12" FL 7 — The Great Count Basie Band SRI Jazz CD — Classic Count ().
  6. This four-CD set has all of the recordings made as a leader by tenor-saxophonist Illinois Jacquet during a period when he was at the height of his popularity. After his classic solo made "Flying Home" a major hit for Lionel Hampton in , Jacquet spent time with Cab Calloway's band, was a sensation with Jazz at the Philharmonic, and was featured as a star soloist with Count Basie.
  7. Mar 31,  · He loved the book and the dog because the dog looked just like Apollo. Read more. One person found this helpful. Helpful. Comment Report abuse. Michelle R. Lane. out of 5 stars Great book to teach numbers with! Reviewed in the United States on September 24, Reviews: 3.
  8. Illinois Jacquet was the tenor saxophonist who informed the world that something new in tenor saxophone stylings had be forged with his famous solo on Lionel Hampton's "Flaying Home" in The master of the Texas tenor style proves his versatility and command of the horn in this 4CD set that ranges from stomping swingers to romantic ballads 5/5(3).
  9. This album follows on neatly from an LP I posted (and subsequently re-upped) many years ago - "Illinois Jacquet And His Tenor Sax" which is a s Pathe Marconi reissue of a s Aladdin LP. "King Jacquet" picks up where that album left off - Illinois recorded his last Aladdin session on November 28th and a few weeks later (December 18th.

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