Bean Bags

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Bean Bags
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Studio album by Milt Jackson and Coleman Hawkins
Released April 1960
Recorded September 12, 1958
New York City
Genre Jazz
Length 36:08
Label Atlantic
Producer Nesuhi Ertegun
Milt Jackson chronology
The Modern Jazz Quartet at Music Inn Volume 2
Bean Bags
Things Are Getting Better
Coleman Hawkins chronology
The High and Mighty Hawk
Bean Bags

Bean Bags is an album by vibraphonist Milt Jackson and saxophonist Coleman Hawkins featuring performances recorded in 1958 and released on the Atlantic label.[1][2]


The Allmusic review by Scott Yanow awarded the album 4 stars stating "Many of vibraphonist Milt Jackson's Atlantic recordings are long overdue to appear on CD, and that certainly includes Bean Bags, which features a meeting with the great tenor Coleman Hawkins. Assisted by a top-notch quartet".[3]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Allmusic4/5 stars[3]

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Milt Jackson except as indicated
  1. "Close Your Eyes" (Bernice Petkere) - 7:25
  2. "Stuffy" (Coleman Hawkins) - 5:41
  3. "Don't Take Your Love From Me" (Henry Nemo) - 4:49
  4. "Get Happy" (Harold Arlen, Ted Koehler) - 5:28
  5. "Sandra's Blues" - 6:38
  6. "Indian Blues" - 6:07



  1. ^ Milt Jackson discography accessed January 17, 2012
  2. ^ Evensmo, J. The Tenor Sax of Coleman Hawkins Part 3: 1950 - 1959. Retrieved July 10, 2017
  3. ^ a b Yanow, S. Allmusic Review accessed January 17, 2012