Illinois Jacquet

Jean-Baptiste Jacquet

Also known as "Illinois" Jacquet, B "Illinois" Jacquet, I. Jacquel, I. Jacquet, Illinois Jaquet, Illionis Jacquet, Jacques, Jacquet, Jaquet, Jllinois Jacquet
This performer (group) in the Internet: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Illinois_Jacquet

Discography of Illinois Jacquet:

# Release title Total tracks Type of release is Imprint date Label
1 The Soul Explosion 5 Audio 1969 Prestige
2 Boogie Woogie (1945-1946) 12 Audio 1974 Sonopresse
3 Blues & Sentimental 6 Audio 1982 Jazzbird Records
4 Collates 8 Audio 1956 Blue Star
5 Jungle Strut / Port Of Rico 2 Audio 1984 Original Jazz Classics
6 The Message 7 Audio 1963
7 Evil Ways / Mambocito Mio 2 Audio Bajazzo
8 Bosses Of The Ballad 12 Audio Argo Records
9 The Message 7 Audio 1975 Cadet Records
10 I Love Illinois Jacquet - Desert Winds 7 Audio 1967 Chess International
11 Illinois Jacquet Flies Again 11 Audio Vogue
12 King Jacquet 16 Audio RCA Masters
13 Illinois Jacquet And His Orchestra 4 Audio Clef Records
14 I Grandi Del Jazz 5 Audio 1980 Fabbri Editori
15 I Giganti Del Jazz Vol. 92 5 Audio 1982 Curcio
16 I Giganti Del Jazz Vol. 80 6 Audio Curcio
17 Count Basie With Illinois Jacquet 11 Audio 1975 Saga (5)
18 Learnin' The Blues 3 Audio
19 How High The Moon 14 Audio 1975 Prestige
20 Groovin' 12 Audio Verve Records
21 The Tenor Sax Album 30 Audio 1977 Savoy Records
22 Desert Winds / When My Dream Boat Comes Home 2 Audio Argo Records
23 The Message / Bonita 2 Audio 1963 Argo Records
24 Go Power! 7 Audio 1966 Cadet Records
25 So In Love / Use Your Imagination 2 Audio 1965 Argo Records
26 Swing Is The Thing 6 Audio 2010-03-09
27 Bottoms Up 7 Audio 1973 Prestige
28 Jazz Flight 8 Audio 1982 Accord (2)
29 Desert Winds 7 Audio 1964 Argo Records
30 Illinois Jacquet With Wild Bill Davis 6 Audio 1973 Black And Blue
31 The Complete Illinois Jacquet Sessions 1945-50 78 Audio 1996 Mosaic Records (2)
32 Swing's The Thing 6 Audio Verve Records
33 Genius At Work! 5 Audio 1971 Black Lion Records
34 A Haunting Melody 2 Audio 1968 Prestige
35 Illinois Jacquet 9 Audio 1973 Epic
36 Spectrum 9 Audio Argo Records
37 The Message 4 Audio 1984 Chess
38 The King! 6 Audio 1968 Prestige
39 In Swinging Sweden 8 Audio 1978 Skarby International Records
40 Illinois Jacquet Flies Again 11 Audio 1958 Roulette Records
41 Go Power! 7 Audio 1966 Cadet Records
42 Illinois Jacquet 10 Audio 1963 Epic
43 Jazz At The Philharmonic (The Historic Recordings) 15 Audio 1976 Verve Records
44 Illinois Jacquet With Milt And Jo 7 Audio 1974 Black And Blue
45 Bottoms Up 7 Audio 1973 Prestige
46 "The Kid" And "The Brute" 15 Audio 1997
47 Europa Jazz 5 Audio 1981 Europa Jazz
48 The Soul Explosion 6 Audio 1991
49 The Black Velvet Band 15 Audio 1988 Bluebird (3)
50 Banned In Boston 10 Audio 1989 Portrait


American jazz saxophonist (tenor), composer and bandleader.

Played with big bands of Lionel Hampton (1942), Cab Calloway (1943-'44), Count Basie (1945-'46).

After playing the first "Jazz at the Philharmonic", Jacques formed his own band (which also included his brother Russell Jacquet, a trumpet player) with which recorded excellent albums for various labels.

Younger brother to trumpeter [a805059]

Born : October 31, 1922 in Broussard, Louisiana.

Died : July 22, 2004 in Queens, New York City, New York.


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