Ike Quebec
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Lloro Tu Despedida (Rudy Van Gelder Edition) (2007 Digital Remaster)
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Blues For Charlie
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Count Every Star
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Count Every Star
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Jim Dawgs

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Ike Quebec

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Influenced by Coleman Hawkins and Ben Webster but definitely his own person, Ike Quebec was one of the finest swing-oriented tenor saxman of the 1940s and '50s. Though he was never an innovator, Quebec had a big, breathy sound that was distinctive and easily recognizable, and he was quite consistent when it came to came to down-home blues, sexy ballads, and up-tempo aggression. Originally a pianist, Quebec switched to tenor in the early '40s and showed that he had made the right... Read more

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