Illinois Jacquet    
Illinois Jacquet
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October 31, 1922 (age 82)
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How old is Illinois Jacquet: 82 years Male

🎂 Birthday: October 31, 1922

🔯 Sun sign: Scorpio

🌍 Nationality: Broussard , Louisiana , United States

Death date: July 22, 2004

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Illinois Jacquet - Bio, Age, Wiki, Facts and Family

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Illinois Jacquet was born on October 31, 1922 (age 82) in Broussard, Louisiana, United States. He is a celebrity saxophonist.

Illinois Jacquet Biography


Tenor saxophonist who is recognized for his role in the song "Flying Home," which featured the first R&B saxophone solo. He was also one of the few jazz artists to play the bassoon.

Family life


He was raised in a musical family; his father was a bandleader, his brother Russell played trumpet, and his other brother Linton was a drummer.

Before Fame


He performed alto saxophone in his father's band as a child, played with the Milton Larkin Orchestra at the age of fifteen, and then moved to Los Angeles where he met Nat King Cole.



He started a band with his brother and Charles Mingus in 1944.

Illinois Jacquet - Net Worth


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Illinois Jacquet is still alive?

As far as we know Illinois Jacquet has died July 22, 2004 ( age 82)

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Illinois Jacquet is 82 years old. Illinois Jacquet's height is Unknown & weight is Not Available now. Illinois Jacquet's measurements, clothes & shoes size is being updated soon or you can click edit button to update Illinois Jacquet's height and other parameters.

Associated with


He was in Jammin' the Blues with Lester Young, a film that was nominated for an Academy Award.

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Facts About Illinois Jacquet


● Illinois Jacquet was born on October 31, 1922 (age 82) in Broussard, Louisiana, United States
● He is a celebrity saxophonist

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