The Ballad Artistry of Milt Jackson

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The Ballad Artistry of Milt Jackson
Studio album by Milt Jackson
Released 1959
Recorded May 1 and September 9 & 10, 1959
Genre Jazz
Length 38:12
Label Atlantic
Producer Nesuhi Ertegun
Milt Jackson chronology
Bags & Trane
(1959)
The Ballad Artistry of Milt Jackson
(1959)
Pyramid
(1959)

The Ballad Artistry of Milt Jackson is an album by vibraphonist Milt Jackson featuring performances recorded in 1959 and released on the Atlantic label.[1]

Reception[edit]

The Allmusic review awarded the album 3 stars.[2]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars[2]

Track listing[edit]

All compositions are by Milt Jackson except as indicated:
  1. "The Cylinder" - 2:45
  2. "Makin' Whoopee" (Walter Donaldson, Gus Kahn) - 3:02
  3. "Alone Together" (Howard Dietz, Arthur Schwartz) - 4:50
  4. "Tenderly" (Walter Gross, Jack Lawrence) - 4:29
  5. "Don't Worry 'Bout Me" (Rube Bloom, Ted Koehler) - 4:02
  6. "Nuages" (Django Reinhardt) - 3:38
  7. "Deep in a Dream" (Eddie DeLange, Jimmy van Heusen) - 3:39
  8. "I'm a Fool to Want You" (Joel Herron, Frank Sinatra, Jack Wolf) - 4:39
  9. "The Midnight Sun Will Never Set" (Dorcas Cochran, Quincy Jones, Henri Salvador) - 3:48
  10. "Tomorrow" - 3:22
  • Recorded in New York City on May 1, 1959 (tracks 6, 7, 9 & 10), September 9, 1959 (tracks 4, 5 & 8) and September 10, 1959 (tracks 1-3)

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Milt Jackson discography accessed January 17, 2012
  2. ^ a b Allmusic Review accessed January 17, 2012