Big Bags

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Big Bags
Studio album by Milt Jackson Orchestra
Released 1962
Recorded June 19 & 20 and July 5, 1962
Genre Jazz
Length 50:51
Label Rivrside
Producer Orrin Keepnews
Milt Jackson chronology
Lonely Woman
(1962)
Big Bags
(1962)
Invitation
(1962)

Big Bags is an album by vibraphonist Milt Jackson featuring big band performances arranged by Tadd Dameron and Ernie Wilkins recorded in 1962 and released on the Riverside label.[1]

Reception[edit]

The Allmusic review by Scott Yanow awarded the album 4 stars calling it a "melodic and always-swinging set".[2]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[2]

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Milt Jackson except as indicated
  1. "Old Devil Moon" (E. Y. Harburg, Burton Lane) - 3:07
  2. "'Round Midnight" [Take 2] (Thelonious Monk) - 6:50
  3. "'Round Midnight" [Take 1] (Monk) - 6:50 Bonus track on CD reissue
  4. "The Dream Is You" (Tadd Dameron) - 3:11
  5. "You'd Be So Nice to Come Home To" (Cole Porter) - 3:02
  6. "Echoes" - 4:35
  7. "If You Could See Me Now" (Dameron, Carl Sigman) - 5:17
  8. "Star Eyes" [Take 5] (Gene de Paul, Don Raye) - 3:24
  9. "Star Eyes" [Take 4] (de Paul, Raye) - 3:24 Bonus track on CD reissue
  10. "Namesake" - 3:21
  11. "If I Should Lose You" (Ralph Rainger, Leo Robin) - 3:36
  12. "Later Than You Think" (Ernie Wilkins) - 4:43
    • Recorded in New York City on June 19 & 20 and July 5, 1962

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Milt Jackson discography accessed January 18, 2012
  2. ^ a b Yanow, S. Allmusic Review accessed January 18, 2012