Ike Quebec Abrams, who was known as “Ike Quebec,” was a jazz
saxophonist of note. He recorded as a sideman and group leader for
major labels and recorded or performed with the likes of Ella Fitzgerald,
Benny Carter, Coleman Hawkins and Cab Calloway. He was also a talent
scout for Blue Note records and helped bring jazz legends Thelonious
Monk and Bud Powell to that label. Research by Guy Sterling.
June 6, 1962 Jazz Alfred Lion, Dexter Gordon and Ike Quebec during a rehearsal for Gordon’s Landside session, Englewood Cliffs, NJ.