The story of the jazz saxophonist’s final artistic achievements

Starting with his first Blue Note Records comeback session in July, 1959, tenor saxophonist Ike Quebec recorded five albums worth of material as a leader in the early 1960s, two of which are undisputed masterpieces: Blue and Sentimental with guitarist Grant Green, and the organ jazz album Heavy Soul with organist Freddie Roach. Quebec died of lung cancer in 1963…