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Illumination Elvin Jones Jimmy Garrison.jpg
Studio album by Elvin Jones/Jimmy Garrison Sextet
Released 1964
Recorded August 8, 1963
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs
Genre Jazz
Length 31:14
Label Impulse
Producer Bob Thiele
Elvin Jones chronology
Dear John C.
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars[1]
The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide 4/5 stars[2]

Illumination! is a 1964 album by the Elvin Jones/Jimmy Garrison Sextet.[3]


Allmusic's Scott Yanow describes the band's performance in his review of the Illumination! as "the music ranges from advanced hard bop to freer sounds that still swing".[4]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Nuttin' Out Jones" (Lasha) - 5:36
  2. "Oriental Flower" (Tyner) - 3:49
  3. "Half and Half" (Charles Davis) - 6:28
  4. "Aborigine Dance in Scotland" (Simmons) - 4:12
  5. "Gettin' on Way" (Garrison) - 5:14
  6. "Just Us Blues" (Davis) - 5:55



  1. ^ Allmusic review
  2. ^ Swenson, J. (Editor) (1985). The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide. USA: Random House/Rolling Stone. p. 113. ISBN 0-394-72643-X. 
  3. ^ "Elvin Jones/Jimmy Garrison Sextet Illumination". Retrieved 2010-10-26. 
  4. ^ "Illumination Review by Scott Yanow". Retrieved 2010-10-26. 

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