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  1. YouTube videos
    Hi all, Recently almost one hour of new clips of the late great Illinois Jacquet are uploaded to YouTube. Most of them are recordings of his Big Band in the late 80's and early 90's. Fantastic and swinging music by this tenor with one of the most beautiful tenor sounds ever. 1 - 1987 - Berlin...
  2. Recordings, Movies
    Here is a clip of 'The Hague's Blues' as played in 1979 in The Netherlands at the North Sea Jazz Festival during a tenor-battle with Budd Johnson, Dexter Gordon, Illinois Jacquet, Arnett Cobb and Buddy Tate. Unfortunately Arnett Cobb (walking with crutches at that time) was not able to make it...
  3. Recordings, Movies
    Haven't seen this before, and it's glorious:
  4. Brand Name Players ...
    Nice piece, with sound clips (!), following the Texas Tenor sound from Herschel Evans to Dewey Redman, here: Titans of the Tough Toned Texas Tenor
  5. Recordings, Movies
    Hi all, I'm more a tenor guy then an alto guy, but regularly hear great tenor players doubling on alto. So I thought it would be a good idea to make a thread here where you can post your favourite clip of a great tenor player performing on alto. So let me start with Illinois Jacquet. I...
  6. Recordings, Movies
    Just found a fantastic video of Flying Home, as played in 1979 in The Netherlands at the North Sea Jazz Festival during a tenor-battle with Budd Johnson, Dexter Gordon, Illinois Jacquet, Arnett Cobb and Buddy Tate. I was there as a 17 year old non playing jazz lover and it turned me to start...
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