Milt Jackson

Vibraphonist Milt Jackson, member of the Dizzy Gillespie Orchestra and the Modern Jazz Quartet, master blues player, and composer of such bop classics as “Bags’ Groove” and “Bluesology,” was right in the thick of the bop revolution from the minute he arrived in New York. With Lionel Hampton and Red Norvo his only precursors on the instrument, Jackson took most of his inspiration from hearing bebop. In a revealing interview with Lazaro Vega in 1989, he said “it became a challenge to me to play that instrument and to approach it the same way that Charlie Parker or Dizzy did their... Read More

City Of Origin:
Detroit, Michigan, United States
Genre:
Jazz, Bop
Birthdate:
01/01/1923
Death date:
10/09/1999
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Tracks

How Long Blues

Ray Charles & Milt Jackson: Soul Brothers / Soul Meeting
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Cosmic Ray

Ray Charles & Milt Jackson: Soul Brothers / Soul Meeting
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The Genius After Hors

Ray Charles & Milt Jackson: Soul Brothers / Soul Meeting
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Charlesville

Ray Charles & Milt Jackson: Soul Brothers / Soul Meeting
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Bags of Blues

Ray Charles & Milt Jackson: Soul Brothers / Soul Meeting
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Deed I Do

Ray Charles & Milt Jackson: Soul Brothers / Soul Meeting
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Blue Funk

Ray Charles & Milt Jackson: Soul Brothers / Soul Meeting
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