Jean-Baptiste “Illinois” Jacquet

Jean-Baptiste “Illinois” Jacquet

Birth
Broussard, Lafayette Parish, Louisiana, USA
Death 22 Jul 2004 (aged 81)
New York, New York County (Manhattan), New York, USA
Burial Bronx, Bronx County, New York, USA
Memorial ID 9173972 · View Source
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Acclaimed Saxophonist. He played with nearly every jazz and blues luminary of his time and his standout solo on Lionel Hampton's "Flying Home" became a rhythm and blues standard.

Bio by: Sandra Tyler Duncan


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  • Originally Created by: Sandra Tyler Duncan
  • Added: 23 Jul 2004
  • Find a Grave Memorial 9173972
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Jean-Baptiste “Illinois” Jacquet (31 Oct 1922–22 Jul 2004), Find a Grave Memorial no. 9173972, citing Woodlawn Cemetery, Bronx, Bronx County, New York, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .