Saturday, 21 November 2009

Milt Jackson "Bag's Bag"

Milt Jackson

( LP Pablo Records, 1980 )
Catalog # 2310-842
** Also issued on Fantasy OJCCD 935-2.


Personnel :
Milt Jackson - Vibraphone
Jerome Richardson - Soprano sax
Cedar Walton - Piano
John Collins - Guitar (#2)
Vaughn Andre - Guitar (#7)
Ray Brown - Bass
Billy Higgins - Drums (#1, #3, #6-8)
Frank Severino - Drums (#2)

Tracklisting :
01 Blues for Roberta
02 Groovin'
03 How Are You?
04 On a Slow Boat to China
05 I Cover the Waterfront
06 The Rev
07 Tour Angel
08 Blues for Tomi-Oka

Kwown recording information:
December 12, 1977 at Kendun Recording, Burbank (#7)
January 20, 1978 at Filmways/Heider Recording, Hollywood (#3, 8)
January 21, 1980 at Group 4 Studio, Hollywood (#4, 5)

Review :
Vibraphonist Milt Jackson teams up with pianist Cedar Walton, bassist Ray Brown and (on six of the eight songs) either Billy Higgins or Frank Severino on drums. Together they play group originals and (on the two drumless pieces) a pair of standards. Although the material was largely new, the swinging style is timeless and Milt Jackson typically sounds in top form; has he ever made an indifferent recording?
By Scott Yanow [AMG]

By Rob

2 comments:

Anonymous said...

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JAZZYPIER ♪ said...

Stu-pen-do!
Grazie Rob, come al solito!

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