On October 9, 1999.


On October 9, 1999, Milton “Milt” Jackson, also known as “Bags”, died aged 76.  He was musician (vibraphone, piano), a bebop player, member of Modern Jazz Quartet. He recorded and performed with many famous jazz musicians including: Howard McGhee,  Miles Davis, Ray Charles, Coleman Hawkins, Dizzy Gillespie, Roy Eldridge, Hank Mobley, Quincy Jones, Dinah Washington, Benny Carter, Count Basie, Oscar Peterson, Wes Montgomery, Ray Brown, Hubert Laws, Joe Pass, Mickey Roker and J. J. Johnson. As leader Jackson released 68 albums. 

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