Hamp: The Legendary Decca Recordings of Lionel Hampton
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Hamp's Decca Recordings
Illinois Jacquet's 1942 solo on "Flyin' Home" is the tenor saxophone solo that influences and gives birth to almost all of those "one note" honking R&B and Rock/Pop solos that followed. This is a classic in American music.
Born: April 20, 1909 in Louisville, KY
Years Active: '20s, '30s, '40s, '50s, '60s, '70s, '80s, '90s