Illinois Jacquet

Swing's The Thing

Lone Hill Jazz

Illinois Jacquet, Roy Eldridge, Jimmy Jones, Herb Ellis, Ray Brown, Jo Jones, Kenny Burrell, Wild Bill Davis, Johnny Williams

Reference: LHJ10228

Bar code: 8436019582282

The Illinois Jacquet Project: The Complete 1956-1966 Recordings
Volume #1

Contains The Complete Albums:
Clefs October 1956 LP Swings The Thing
Verves April 21, 1958 The Cool Rage Session

The first CD of this collection of five includes Jacquets complete October 16, 1956 album Swings The Thing, with Roy Eldridge, Jimmy Jones, Herb Ellis, Ray Brown and Jo Jones as well as all of the tracks recorded on April 21, 1958, that were later released on the album The Cool Rage featuring Wild Bill Davis, Kenny Burrell and Johnny Williams. This CD also includes a version of Robbins Nest, recorded on August 11, 1959, as the only alternate take of the session Illinois Jacquet Flies Again, which weve included on this edition due to a lack of disc space on the collections second CD.


1. Las Vegas Blues
2. Harlem Nocturne
3. Cant we be friends
4. Achtung
5. Have you met Miss Jones?
6. Lullaby of the leaves
7. No sweat
8. Flying home
9. The fluke
10. Nite out
11. Robbins Nest (alt take)


#1-6: Illinois Jacquet (ts), Roy Eldridge (tp), Jimmy Jones (p), Herb Ellis (g), Ray Brown (b), Jo Jones (d).
Los Angeles, October 16, 1956.

#7-10: Illinois Jacquet (ts), Kenny Burrell (g), Wild Bill Davis (org), Johnny Williams (d).
NYC, April 21, 1958.

$15.79  (tax incl.)

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