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Jazz - Released January 1, 2005 | Blue Note Records

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Bebop - Released January 21, 2011 | Masterworks Jazz

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Vocal Jazz - Released December 7, 2018 | Reborn recordings

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Jazz - Released January 1, 1952 | CM BLUE NOTE (A92)

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Vocal Jazz - Released November 14, 2018 | Reborn recordings

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Jazz - Released January 1, 1991 | Fantasy Records

Pianist Monty Alexander had first appeared on a Milt Jackson record in 1969. Eight years later the great vibraphonist used Alexander's trio (which included bassist John Clayton and drummer Jeff Hamilton, future big-band co-leaders) for this spirited Pablo session that was subsequently reissued on CD through Original Jazz Classics. Much of the material is obscure (including Jackson's three originals), with Stevie Wonder's "Isn't She Lovely" being the only standard. The music, however, is as straight-ahead as one would expect from these fine musicians, and can easily be recommended to their fans. ~ Scott Yanow
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Jazz - Released April 14, 2009 | Rhino Atlantic

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Jazz - Released January 1, 1998 | Fantasy Records

This double album features vibraphonist Milt Jackson with some of his best musical friends (tenor-saxophonist Teddy Edwards, pianist Cedar Walton, bassist Ray Brown and drummer Billy Higgins) for a typically swinging set of standards. It is particularly welcome to hear the underrated Edwards in this setting and all of the musicians are in top form on such superior songs as "Killer Joe," "St. Thomas," "Bolivia" and "Bye Bye Blackbird." ~ Scott Yanow
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Jazz - Released April 14, 2009 | Rhino Atlantic

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Jazz - Released January 1, 1976 | Pablo

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Vocal Jazz - Released November 14, 2018 | Reborn recordings

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Jazz - Released February 12, 1999 | Qwest

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Jazz - Released January 1, 2001 | Blue Note Records

The music on Wizard of the Vibes features Milt Jackson with the Thelonious Monk Quartet in a 1948 session combined with a 1952 date with his bandmates from the Modern Jazz Quartet (at that time including John Lewis, Percy Heath, and Kenny Clarke) along with alto saxophonist Lou Donaldson, who was oddly credited as the leader of the date on the original release, though it clearly seems to be Jackson in charge. The chemistry between Jackson and Monk on classics like "Misterioso," "Evidence," "I Mean You," and "Epistrophy" is immediately apparent, although Kenny "Pancho" Hagood's vocals on the standards "All the Things You Are" and "I Should Care" remain an acquired taste. Jackson introduces three originals on the latter session, including the debut of his highly acclaimed "Bag's Groove," which has long since become one of the most celebrated and popular jazz compositions. Lewis' uncanny musical ESP is evident throughout the session, as he feeds Jackson imaginative lines for his improvisations. Donaldson is enjoyable at times but doesn't always play at a level equal to the rhythm section, resorting to rather run-of-the-mill ideas in some of his improvisations. Milt Jackson's inventive playing throughout both dates makes this an important CD in his considerable discography, so it should be a part of any bop fan's collection. ~ Ken Dryden
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R&B - Released March 22, 2005 | Rhino Atlantic

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Jazz - Released April 8, 2009 | Rhino Atlantic

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Jazz - Released September 20, 2018 | Doxy Records

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Jazz - Released December 23, 2017 | Resurfaced Records

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Jazz - Released December 21, 2013 | Jazz Classics

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Bossa Nova & Brazil - Released March 19, 2019 | RevOla

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Bebop - Released August 13, 2012 | SINETONE AMR

Vibraphonist Milt Jackson welcomes the two future co-leaders of The Jazztet (trumpeter Art Farmer and tenor-saxophonist Benny Golson) along with a fine rhythm section (pianist Tommy Flanagan, bassist Paul Chambers and drummer Connie Kay) on this CD reissue. The repertoire (which includes early versions of Golson's "Whisper Not" and "I Remember Clifford" in addition to two standards, a Milt Jackson blues and John Lewis's "Afternoon in Paris") is very much in The Jazztet hard bop vein and Jackson fits in very well with the two lyrical horn soloists. A successful outing by some of the greats. ~ Scott Yanow