Illinois Jacquet Foundation
Illinois Jacquet Foundation
Recognized as the first saxophonist to record a Rhythm and Blues solo today, on his birthday, we honor Illinois Jacquet.

Here he is recorded in 1945 as leader of his own band.  Recording:

- Lester Perkins, Jazz on the Tube
Illinois Jacquet
Swingin' Live with Illinois Jacquet - His Final Performance
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