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Illinois Jacquet

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Geboortejaar:1922
Sterfjaar:2004

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(bron: wikipedia)

Jean-Baptiste "Illinois" Jacquet (October 30, 1922 – July 22, 2004) was an American jazz tenor saxophonist, best remembered for his solo on "Flying Home", critically recognized as the first R&B saxophone solo.|title=Illinois Jacquet|last=Yanow|first=Scott|year=2010|work=All Music biography|publisher=Rovi Corporation|access-date=September 11, 2010}}
Although he was a pioneer of the honking tenor saxophone that became a regular feature of jazz playing and a hallmark of early rock and roll, Jacquet was a skilled and melodic improviser, both on up-tempo tunes and ballads.... meer

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