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Desert Winds (Dig)
Illinois Jacquet
Desert Winds (Dig)
Genres: Blues, Jazz, Pop
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All Artists: Illinois Jacquet
Title: Desert Winds (Dig)
Members Wishing: 2
Total Copies: 0
Label: Verve
Release Date: 6/22/2004
Album Type: Original recording remastered
Genres: Blues, Jazz, Pop
Styles: Jump Blues, Swing Jazz, Bebop
Number of Discs: 1
SwapaCD Credits: 1
UPC: 602498617687

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These winds blow plenty good
Bomojaz | South Central PA, USA | 03/24/2006
(5 out of 5 stars)

It's nice that Verve has made this excellent Argo release from 1964 available again. Illinois Jacquet is in great form, and gets excellent support from all involved, especially pianist Tommy Flanagan and guitarist Kenny Burrell. WHEN MY DREAMBOAT COMES HOME is taken medium-tempo and played in the bluesiest manner, which brings out the best of all three frontline men. Flanagan is especially impressive on LESTER LEAPS IN, on which he playes an attention-grabbbing intro and then lays out a sparkling single-note solo later on. Burrell takes a nice solo on CANADIAN SUNSET. Jacquet presents a rare treat on BLUES FOR THE EARLY BIRD by playing alto sax, but is super fine on STAR EYES, which is the highlight of the album. This is one of those albums that could easily have fallen through the cracks into oblivion had it not been reissued; grab it while it's still available."