Milt Jackson On Piano Jazz

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William Gottlieb/Library of Congress via Flickr
Milt Jackson.

Milt Jackson.

William Gottlieb/Library of Congress via Flickr

Set List

  • "For Someone I Love" (M. Jackson)
  • "Stardust" (H. Carmichael, M. Parish)
  • "Nature Boy" (E. Ahbez)
  • "In A Sentimental Mood" (E.K. Ellington)
  • "Mean To Me" (F. Alhert, R. Turk)
  • "Compassion" (M. Jackson)
  • "Bags Groove" (M. Jackson)
  • "Easy Living" (R. Rainger, L. Robin)
  • "Blues For Edith" (M. Jackson)

Vibraphonist Milt "Bags" Jackson would have been 90 this year. A member of the Modern Jazz Quartet, he also worked with Dizzy Gillespie, Charlie Parker, Wes Montgomery and many more. In this 1991 session, Jackson performs "Stardust" and "Nature Boy," and gets together with host Marian McPartland for a performance of his own standard, "Bags' Groove."

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