Milt Jackson, Fotografie von William P. Gottlieb, New York, um 1947. Milton „Milt“ Jackson (* 1. Januar 1923 in Detroit, Michigan; † 9. Oktober 1999 in New York City, New York) war ein amerikanischer Vibraphonist und gilt als eine der wichtigsten Persönlichkeiten des Modern Jazz .
Milton Jackson (January 1, 1923 – October 9, 1999), nicknamed " Bags ", was an American jazz vibraphonist,  usually thought of as a bebop player,  although he performed in several jazz idioms.
Milt Jackson auf BR-KLASSIK. radioJazznacht extra am 01. Januar 2023 ab 03:00 Uhr auf Bayern 2 Bags' Groove – zum 100. Geburtstag des Vibraphonisten Milt Jackson. Von und mit Marcus A. Woelfle
5. Okt. 2023 · Milt Jackson, (born January 1, 1923, Detroit, Michigan, U.S.—died October 9, 1999, New York, New York), American jazz musician, the first and most influential vibraphone improviser of the postwar, modern jazz era. Jackson began playing the vibraphone (also called vibes or vibraharp) professionally at age 16.
Milt Jackson (born January 1, 1923, Detroit, Michigan, USA - died October 9, 1999, New York City, New York, USA) was an American jazz vibraphonist, pianist, composer and bandleader. He played with numerous artists, including Dizzy Gillespie , Charlie Parker , Thelonious Monk , Howard McGhee , Woody Herman , John Coltrane , The Modern Jazz ...
Milt Jackson. Leader of the Modern Jazz Quartet who also revolutionized the vibraphone with his floating solos, sustained notes, and darting rhythms.
Milt Jackson started on guitar when he was seven, and piano at 11; a few years later, he switched to vibes. He actually made his professional debut singing in a touring gospel quartet. After Dizzy Gillespie discovered him playing in Detroit, he offered him a job with his sextet and (shortly after) his innovative big band (1946). Jackson recorded with Gillespie, and was soon in great demand ...