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Milt Jackson

Duration:
1 hour
First broadcast:
Sunday 22 April 2012

Alyn Shipton selects the most enduring records from vibraphonist Milt Jackson's extensive catalogue, with the help of an archive interview with Jackson himself.

Music Played

13 items
Timings (where shown) are from the start of the programme in hours and minutes
  • Image for Milt Jackson Quartet

    Milt Jackson Quartet Milt Meets Sid

    Composer: D and E Performers: Milt Jackson vib; John Lewis, p; Ray Brown, b; Kenny Clarke D; 18 August 1951.

    Bags of Soul, Proper, Box 126

  • Image for Milt Jackson / Sonny Stitt Sextet

    Milt Jackson / Sonny Stitt Sextet Red Shoes

    Composer: Stitt Performers: Russell Jacquet, t; Sonny Stitt, as; Milt Jackson, vib; Sir Charles Thompson, p; Ray Brown, b; Dave Heard, d. Detroit, June 1948.

    Bags of Soul, Proper, Box 126

  • Image for Dizzy Gillespie

    Dizzy Gillespie Dizzy Atmosphere

    Composer: Gillespie Performers: Dizzy Gillespie., t; Charlie Parker, as; Milt Jackson, vib; Al Haig p; Ray Brown, b; Stan Levey, drums. Hollywood, Dec 1945.

    The Dizzy Gillespie Story, Proper, Properbox 30

  • Image for Woody Herman and His Orchestra

    Woody Herman and His Orchestra Spain

    Composer: Jones / Kahn Performers: Conte Candoli, Bernie Glow, Paul Cohen Don Ferrara, Neal Hefti, t; Eddie Bert, Bill Harris, Eddie Dorn, tb; Wpody Herman, Al Cohn, Buddy Wise, Bob Graf, Marty Flax, reeds; Dave McKenna, p; Red Mitchell, b; Sonny Igoe, d; Milt Jackson, vib. 5 May 1950.

    Complete 1948-50 Capitol Sessions, Definitive, 11195

  • Image for Dizzy Gillespie

    Dizzy Gillespie The Champ

    Composer: Gillespie Performers: DG, t; Budd Johnson, ts; J J Johnson, tb; Milt Jackson, vib, p; Percy Heath, b; Art Blakey d.16 April 1951.

    Groovin High, Living Era, 5565

  • Image for Milt Jackson

    Milt Jackson Bags Groove

    Composer: Jackson Performers: Lou Donaldson, as; MJ, vib; John Lewis, p; Percy Heath, b; Kenny Clarke, d. 7 April 1952.

    Milt Jackson, Wizard of the Vibes, Blue Note, 32140

  • Image for Thelonious Monk

    Thelonious Monk I Mean You

    Composer: Monk Performers: Milt Jackson, vib; Thelonious Monk, p; John Simmons, b; Shadow Wilson, d. 2 July 1948.

    Milt Jackson, Wizard of the Vibes, Blue Note, 32140

  • Image for Milt Jackson Quartet

    Milt Jackson Quartet Softly as in a Morning Sunrise

    Composer: Hammerstein, Romberg Performers: Milt Jackson, vib; John Lewis, p; Percy Heath, b; Kenny Clarke, d. April 1952.

    Bags of Soul, Proper, Properbox 126 CD 1

  • Image for Milt Jackson Quartet

    Milt Jackson Quartet Can't Help Lovin That Man

    Composer: Hammerstein, Kern Perforners: MJ, vib; Hank Jones, p; Wendell Marshall b; Kenny Clarke, d. 23 Jan 1956.

    Bags of Soul, Proper, Properbox 126

  • Image for MIlt Jackson and John Coltrane

    MIlt Jackson and John Coltrane Three Little Words

    Composer: Ruby / Kalmar Performers: MJ, vib; John Cotrane ts; Hank Jones, p; Paul Chambers, b; Connie Kay, d. 15 Jan 1959.

    Bags and Trane, Atlantic / Rhino, 1368

  • Image for Milt Jackson

    Milt Jackson Sam Sack

    Composer: Jackson Performers: Wes Montgomery. g; Mily Jackson, vibes; Wynton Kelly p; Sam Jones, b; Philly Joe Jones, d. 19 Dec 1961.

    The Best of Milt Jackson, Riverside, RCD 5707-2

  • Image for Milt Jackson

    Milt Jackson Namesake

    Composer: Jackson Performers: Tom McIntosh, Melba Liston, tb; Clark Terry, Ernie Royal, Snooky Young t; Willie Ruff, frh; James Moody, Earle Warren, Jerome Richardson, Jimmy Heath, Tate Houston, reeds; Hank Jones, p; Ron Carter b; Connie Kay d. 5 July 1962.

    The Best of Milt Jackson, Riverside, RCD 5707-2

  • Image for Milt Jackson, Oscar Peterson, Ray Brown

    Milt Jackson, Oscar Peterson, Ray Brown Milt Jackson, Oscar Peterson, Ray Brown - Caravan

    Composer: Ellington, Tizol Performers: MJ, vib; Oscar Peterson, p; Ray Brown, b; Karreim Riggins, d. 24-26 Nov 1998.

    Very Tall Band, Telarc, CD 83443, Track 9

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