The Blues; That's Me!

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The Blues; That's Me!
Studio album by Illinois Jacquet
Released 1969
Recorded September 16, 1969
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, New Jerey
Genre Jazz
Length 41:13
Label Prestige
PR 7731
Producer Don Schlitten
Illinois Jacquet chronology
The Soul Explosion
(1969)
The Blues; That's Me!
(1969)
Genius at Work
(1971)

The Blues; That's Me! is an album by jazz saxophonist Illinois Jacquet which was recorded in 1969 and released on the Prestige label.[1]

Reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 5/5 stars[2]

Scott Yanow of Allmusic stated, "Tenor saxophonist Illinois Jacquet is heard in top form throughout this quintet set... The music, which falls between swing, bop and early R&B, is generally quite exciting... highly recommended".[2]

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Illinois Jacquet except as indicated

  1. "The Blues; That's Me!" (Tiny Grimes) - 10:28
  2. "Still King" (Frank Foster, Illinois Jacquet) - 3:52
  3. "'Round Midnight" (Thelonious Monk) - 6:53
  4. "The Galloping Latin" - 5:28
  5. "For Once in My Life" (Ron Miller, Orlando Murden) - 7:02
  6. "Every Day I Have the Blues" (Peter Chatman) - 6:25

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Prestige Records discography accessed April 18, 2013
  2. ^ a b Yanow, S. Allmusic listing accessed April 18, 2013