Milt Jackson: Ballads And Blues

This really is the sort of reissue that makes me want to trot out the tired old cliché - they don’t make ’em like this anymore. The trouble is it’s true, they really don’t. Jackson lined up a truly all-star band for this 1956 session, made during three sessions, undated and with personnel changes. On How High The Moon and two more tracks he begins with a slow, rhapsodic vibes introduction and then begins to swing easily but mightily. The next solo is by that
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