The Illinois Jacquet Collection 1942-56

Format: CD
Release Date: 7/7/2017
Label: Acrobat
Style(s): Bebop, Swing
$16.99
Availability: In Stock
Overview

This tenor saxophonist of the Texas school bridged the gap between swing, R&B, and post-war jazz with a powerful and emotional style equally at home in full orchestras and small groups. This 44-track collection includes some of the recordings which have been highlighted by commentators over the years as representing among the best examples of his unique style and skill. 

Tracks
1. Flying Home
Length: 03:10
2. Blues, Pt. 2
Length: 03:23
3. Rock-A-Bye Basie
Length: 05:12
4. Uptown Boogie
Length: 02:20
5. Wynonie's Blues
Length: 02:48
6. Memories of You
Length: 03:12
7. Merle's Mood
Length: 02:57
8. I Don't Stand a Ghost of a Chance
Length: 03:10
9. Illinois Stomp (Illinois Special)
Length: 03:03
10. Jumpin' Jacquet
Length: 02:56
11. Blue Mood
Length: 02:49
12. Jacquet in the Box
Length: 02:55
13. Savoy Blip (Aka Jacquet and No Vest)
Length: 02:51
14. Illinois Goes to Chicago (Doggin' with Doggett)
Length: 02:58
15. Minor Romp (Jacquet and No Coat)
Length: 02:48
16. Berry's Blues (Jacquet Blues)
Length: 02:37
17. Stay Cool
Length: 03:10
18. The King
Length: 03:09
19. Mutton Leg
Length: 03:16
20. Jacquet Bounce
Length: 02:54
21. Big Dog
Length: 02:44
22. Jivin' with Jack the Bellboy
Length: 02:50
23. Illinois Blows the Blues
Length: 02:30
24. Blow Illinois Blow
Length: 02:48
25. Robbins' Nest
Length: 02:56
26. Riffin' with Jacquet
Length: 02:55
27. King Jacquet
Length: 02:36
28. A Jacquet for Jack the Bellboy
Length: 03:05
29. Black Velvet
Length: 03:10
30. Hot Rod
Length: 02:28
31. Speedliner
Length: 03:04
32. Pastel
Length: 02:34
33. One Nighter Boogie
Length: 03:04
34. Groovin'
Length: 02:44
35. Bluesitis
Length: 03:06
36. Port of Rico
Length: 02:44
37. The Cool Rage
Length: 02:33
38. Blues in the Night
Length: 02:56
39. Jacquet Jumps
Length: 01:50
40. Blue Nocturne
Length: 03:08
41. Jacquet's Dilemma
Length: 03:11
42. The Kid and the Brute
Length: 08:26
43. Gene's Blues
Length: 07:46
44. Harlem Nocturne
Length: 04:28
Album Details
Disc Count: 2
Total Length: 141:14
UPC: 824046320324