Illinois Jacquet's Profile
Brief about Illinois Jacquet: By info that we know Illinois Jacquet was born at 1922-10-31. And also Illinois Jacquet is American Musician.Illinois Jacquet's quotation" section for more.
Hamp would ask me about tempos in the band: 'Jacquet,' he'd say, 'knock off that tempo.' A lot of jazz musicians didn't prefer to play for dancers, which was their loss, really. But good jazz has always had that dance feel.Tags: Dance, Good, Off
People like to hear songs that they can dance to. Even if they're sitting, they like being made to want to dance and move. By me being a dancer, I know how I'd dance at certain tempos. I was always good at it.Tags: Dance, Good, Move
The patterns of big-band music are smooth and classical. It's got to be fresh. The brass section should crackle, like the sound of eggs being dropped into hot grease.Tags: Hot, Music, Sound
Their eagerness for the big-band music and their ability to grasp the essence of it made me realize that today's generation has not been properly exposed to the big-band sound.Tags: Music, Realize, Today
When I got my band in 1983, I knew what I had to do. If I'm going to have a big band, they're going to have to sound equally as good as what I'm used to hearing.Tags: Big, Good, Used