MILT JACKSON

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Milton "Bags" Jackson (January 1, 1923 – October 9, 1999) was an American jazz vibraphonist, usually thought of as a bebop player, although he performed in several jazz idioms. He is especially remembered for his cool swinging solos as a member of the Modern Jazz Quartet and his penchant for collaborating with several hard bop and post-bop players. A very expressive player, Jackson differentiated himself from other vibraphonists in his attention to variations on harmonics and rhythm. He was particularly fond of the 12-bar blues at slow tempos. He preferred to set the vibraphone's oscillator to a low 3.3 revolutions per second (as opposed to Lionel Hampton's speed of 10 revolutions per second) for a more subtle vibrato. On occasion, Jackson would also sing and play piano professionally.

He was discovered by Dizzy Gillespie, who hired him for his sextet in 1946 and also kept him for larger ensembles. He quickly acquired
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MILT JACKSON Discography

MILT JACKSON albums / top albums

MILT JACKSON Milt Jackson Quartet : Milt Jackson album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Milt Jackson Quartet : Milt Jackson
Bop 1952
MILT JACKSON Milt Jackson Quintet album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Milt Jackson Quintet
Bop 1954
MILT JACKSON Opus De Jazz (aka Meet Milt Jackson) album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Opus De Jazz (aka Meet Milt Jackson)
Bop 1955
MILT JACKSON Milt Jackson Quartet (aka Soul Pioneers) album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Milt Jackson Quartet (aka Soul Pioneers)
Bop 1955
MILT JACKSON Ballads & Blues album cover 3.75 | 2 ratings
Ballads & Blues
Bop 1956
MILT JACKSON Meet Milt Jackson album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Meet Milt Jackson
Bop 1956
MILT JACKSON Jackson's Ville album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Jackson's Ville
Bop 1956
MILT JACKSON The Jazz Skyline (aka What's New) album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Jazz Skyline (aka What's New)
Bop 1956
MILT JACKSON Roll 'Em Bags album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Roll 'Em Bags
Bop 1956
MILT JACKSON Plenty, Plenty Soul album cover 3.00 | 1 ratings
Plenty, Plenty Soul
Bop 1957
MILT JACKSON Wizard Of The Vibes album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Wizard Of The Vibes
Bop 1957
MILT JACKSON Milt Jackson / Percy Heath / Barney Wilen / Kenny Clarke ‎: Jazz Sur Seine (aka Paris Session) album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Milt Jackson / Percy Heath / Barney Wilen / Kenny Clarke ‎: Jazz Sur Seine (aka Paris Session)
Bop 1958
MILT JACKSON Milt Jackson & Ray Charles : Soul Brothers album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Milt Jackson & Ray Charles : Soul Brothers
Soul Jazz 1958
MILT JACKSON Bags' Opus album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Bags' Opus
Bop 1959
MILT JACKSON Bags & Flutes (aka Milt Jackson) album cover 3.50 | 1 ratings
Bags & Flutes (aka Milt Jackson)
Bop 1959
MILT JACKSON Bean Bags (with Coleman Hawkins) album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Bean Bags (with Coleman Hawkins)
Bop 1959
MILT JACKSON The Ballad Artistry Of Milt Jackson album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Ballad Artistry Of Milt Jackson
Bop 1960
MILT JACKSON Bags & Trane album cover 4.00 | 3 ratings
Bags & Trane
Hard Bop 1961
MILT JACKSON Bags Meets Wes! album cover 3.00 | 1 ratings
Bags Meets Wes!
Bop 1962
MILT JACKSON Big Bags album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Big Bags
Big Band 1962
MILT JACKSON Statements album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Statements
Bop 1962
MILT JACKSON Invitation album cover 4.00 | 1 ratings
Invitation
Bop 1962
MILT JACKSON For Someone I Love (aka Bags & Brass) album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
For Someone I Love (aka Bags & Brass)
Big Band 1963
MILT JACKSON In a New Setting (aka Spanish Fly) album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
In a New Setting (aka Spanish Fly)
Bop 1964
MILT JACKSON Jazz 'N' Samba album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Jazz 'N' Samba
Bop 1964
MILT JACKSON In The Beginning (with Sonny Stitt) album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
In The Beginning (with Sonny Stitt)
Bop 1964
MILT JACKSON Sings With The Enrico Intra Group album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Sings With The Enrico Intra Group
Bop 1964
MILT JACKSON Vibrations album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Vibrations
Hard Bop 1964
MILT JACKSON Born Free album cover 4.00 | 1 ratings
Born Free
Bop 1967
MILT JACKSON Milt Jackson And The Hip String Quartet album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Milt Jackson And The Hip String Quartet
Bop 1968
MILT JACKSON Memphis Jackson album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Memphis Jackson
Big Band 1970
MILT JACKSON Wizard Of The Vibes (1972) album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Wizard Of The Vibes (1972)
Bop 1972
MILT JACKSON Sunflower album cover 4.75 | 2 ratings
Sunflower
Fusion 1973
MILT JACKSON Olinga album cover 5.00 | 1 ratings
Olinga
Bop 1974
MILT JACKSON Goodbye album cover 4.00 | 1 ratings
Goodbye
Bop 1974
MILT JACKSON Feelings album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Feelings
Pop/Art Song/Folk 1976
MILT JACKSON The Big 3 (with Joe Pass & Ray Brown) album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Big 3 (with Joe Pass & Ray Brown)
Hard Bop 1976
MILT JACKSON Soul Fusion album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Soul Fusion
Bop 1978
MILT JACKSON Milt Jackson + Count Basie + The Big Band Vol. 1 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Milt Jackson + Count Basie + The Big Band Vol. 1
Big Band 1978
MILT JACKSON Milt Jackson + Count Basie + The Big Band Vol. 2 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Milt Jackson + Count Basie + The Big Band Vol. 2
Big Band 1978
MILT JACKSON Soul Believer album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Soul Believer
Bop 1979
MILT JACKSON Bags' Bag album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Bags' Bag
Bop 1980
MILT JACKSON Milt Jackson, Ray Brown, Mickey Roker, Joe Pass ‎: All Too Soon Quadrant Toasts Duke Ellington album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Milt Jackson, Ray Brown, Mickey Roker, Joe Pass ‎: All Too Soon Quadrant Toasts Duke Ellington
Bop 1980
MILT JACKSON Night Mist album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Night Mist
Bop 1981
MILT JACKSON Big Mouth album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Big Mouth
Bop 1981
MILT JACKSON Ain't But A Few Of Us Left album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Ain't But A Few Of Us Left
Bop 1982
MILT JACKSON Jackson, Johnson, Brown, & Company album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Jackson, Johnson, Brown, & Company
Bop 1983
MILT JACKSON It Don't Mean A Thing If You Can't Tap Your Foot To It album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
It Don't Mean A Thing If You Can't Tap Your Foot To It
Bop 1984
MILT JACKSON Soul Route album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Soul Route
Bop 1984
MILT JACKSON Brother Jim album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Brother Jim
Bop 1985
MILT JACKSON Bebop album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Bebop
Bop 1988
MILT JACKSON The Harem album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Harem
Hard Bop 1991
MILT JACKSON Milt Jackson Plays With Ichiro Masuda Quartet : M&M (aka M&M Lillie) album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Milt Jackson Plays With Ichiro Masuda Quartet : M&M (aka M&M Lillie)
Bop 1991
MILT JACKSON Reverence And Compassion album cover 4.50 | 1 ratings
Reverence And Compassion
Hard Bop 1993
MILT JACKSON The Prophet Speaks album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Prophet Speaks
Bop 1994
MILT JACKSON Burnin In The Woodhouse album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Burnin In The Woodhouse
Bop 1995
MILT JACKSON Sa Va Bella (For Lady Legends) album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Sa Va Bella (For Lady Legends)
Vocal Jazz 1997
MILT JACKSON Explosive! album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Explosive!
Big Band 1999
MILT JACKSON Milt Jackson with Ray Brown ‎: Midnight Session album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Milt Jackson with Ray Brown ‎: Midnight Session
Bop 2004

MILT JACKSON EPs & splits

MILT JACKSON Milt Jackson - Terry Gibbs : Milt & Terry album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Milt Jackson - Terry Gibbs : Milt & Terry
Bop 1954

MILT JACKSON live albums

MILT JACKSON At the Museum of Modern Art album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
At the Museum of Modern Art
Bop 1965
MILT JACKSON 'Live' At The Village Gate album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
'Live' At The Village Gate
Bop 1967
MILT JACKSON Milt Jackson Quintet Featuring Ray Brown ‎: That's The Way It Is album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Milt Jackson Quintet Featuring Ray Brown ‎: That's The Way It Is
Hard Bop 1970
MILT JACKSON Just The Way It Had To Be album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Just The Way It Had To Be
Bop 1973
MILT JACKSON The Milt Jackson Big 4 At The Montreux Jazz Festival 1975 album cover 4.00 | 1 ratings
The Milt Jackson Big 4 At The Montreux Jazz Festival 1975
Bop 1975
MILT JACKSON Live at the Kosei Nenkin album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Live at the Kosei Nenkin
Bop 1976
MILT JACKSON Montreux '77 (with Ray Brown) (aka Milt Jackson Ray Brown‎ Jam) album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Montreux '77 (with Ray Brown) (aka Milt Jackson Ray Brown‎ Jam)
Bop 1977
MILT JACKSON Milt Jackson And The Pablo All Stars album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Milt Jackson And The Pablo All Stars
Bop 1977
MILT JACKSON Milt Jackson In London 0.00 | 0 ratings
Milt Jackson In London " Memories Of Thelonoius Sphere Monk"
Bop 1982
MILT JACKSON A London Bridge album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
A London Bridge
Bop 1988
MILT JACKSON Fuji Mama album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Fuji Mama
Bop 1990
MILT JACKSON Mostly Duke album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Mostly Duke
Bop 1991
MILT JACKSON High Fly album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
High Fly
Bop 1996
MILT JACKSON Centerpiece: At the Kosei Nenkin, Volume 2 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Centerpiece: At the Kosei Nenkin, Volume 2
Bop 2002

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MILT JACKSON re-issues & compilations

MILT JACKSON Wizard of the Vibes album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Wizard of the Vibes
Bop 1952
MILT JACKSON The Quartet album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Quartet
Cool Jazz 1956
MILT JACKSON Paris Session album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Paris Session
Bop 1958
MILT JACKSON Second Nature album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Second Nature
Bop 1976
MILT JACKSON Milt Jackson With John Lewis : In The First Quartet album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Milt Jackson With John Lewis : In The First Quartet
Bop 1977
MILT JACKSON Milt Jackson & Count Basie ‎: The Big Band Vols. 1+2 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Milt Jackson & Count Basie ‎: The Big Band Vols. 1+2
Bop 1978
MILT JACKSON The Best of Milt Jackson album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Best of Milt Jackson
Bop 1980
MILT JACKSON To Bags...With Love album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
To Bags...With Love
Bop 2000
MILT JACKSON Early Modern album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Early Modern
Bop 2001
MILT JACKSON Statements & Jazz 'n' Samba album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Statements & Jazz 'n' Samba
Bossa Nova 2011
MILT JACKSON Reunion Blues — The Best of Milt Jackson album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Reunion Blues — The Best of Milt Jackson
Bop 2012
MILT JACKSON Sunflower / Goodbye album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Sunflower / Goodbye
Bop 2016
MILT JACKSON The Early Years 1945-52 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Early Years 1945-52
Bop 2017

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