Toronto 1947 with Leo Parker
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PREVIOUSLY UNRELEASED RECORDINGS
The great Illinois Jacquet is back on the news and in his prime time thanks to a vital and never before released live set recorded on April 27, 1947 at the Mutual Street Avenue, in Toronto, Canada, and now issued by the Uptown label. Well known for its carefully presented historical jazz issues, this new Uptown CD, Illinois Jacquet - Toronto 1947, finds the immortal saxophonist in the company of such stars as baritone saxophonist Leo Parker, trumpeters Russell Jacquet and Joe Newman, pianist Sir Charles Thompson, bassist Al Lucas, and drummer Shadow Wilson, in over 70 minutes of splendid new music.
ILLINOIS JACQUEt, tenor sax
LEO PARKER, baritone sax
JOE NEWMAN, RUSSELL JACQUET, trumpet
SIR CHARLES THOMPSON, piano & vocals
AL LUCAS, bass
SHADOW WILSLSON, drums
Mutual Street Arena, Toronto, Canada, April 29th, 1947.
01. Bottoms Up
02. Medley: All the Things You Are / She’s Funny That Way / Music Hall Beat
03. Music Hall Beat
04. Body and Soul
05. Throw It Out of Your Mind Baby
06. Oh, Lady Be Good
07. Medley: Memories of You / Unidentified Tune
08. Robbin’s Nest
09. Mutton Leg
10. Bottoms Up