The Blues; That's Me!

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The Blues; That's Me!
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Studio album by Illinois Jacquet
Released 1969
Recorded September 16, 1969
Studio 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 Soul Explosion1969
The Blues; That's Me!
Genius at Work
(1971)Genius at Work1971

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]


Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 5/5 stars[2]
The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide 3/5 stars[3]

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 where noted.

  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



  1. ^ Prestige Records discography accessed April 18, 2013
  2. ^ a b Yanow, S. Allmusic listing accessed April 18, 2013
  3. ^ Swenson, J. (Editor) (1985). The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide. USA: Random House/Rolling Stone. p. 111. ISBN 0-394-72643-X.