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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… read more

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  • Avatar for Cat_007
    nice...i like it
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    Milt Jackson: the guy who made vibraphones sorta less uncool
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    best vibraphonist!
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    This guys so great.
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    Sunflower is so modern.
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    Album Milt Jackson - Big Mouhth - Very Very Good! The Best, i think!
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    My dad played the vibes because of this guy!
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    <3
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    best album for a start?
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    MJQ is in the house!!!

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