Bags' Groove (composition)

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"Bags' Groove"
Instrumental by Miles Davis from the album Bags' Groove
Released 1957
Recorded 24 December 1954
Genre Jazz
Length 11:12
Label Prestige
Composer Milt Jackson
Bags' Groove track listing
  1. "Bags' Groove"
  2. "Airegin"
  3. "Oleo"
  4. "But Not for Me"
  5. "Doxy"

"Bags' Groove" is a jazz composition by Milt Jackson and first recorded by Miles Davis's quintet in 1954. The recording was released on the 1957 album Bags' Groove. "Bags' Groove", along with "Oleo", "Doxy" and "Airegin" from the same album, has become a jazz standard.[1]

The song was named for vibraphonist Milt Jackson's nickname "Bags".[2]



  1. ^ Bag's Groove at - retrieved on 2 May 2009
  2. ^ Scott Yanow: Milt Jackson biography at Allmusic - retrieved on 2 May 2009