Milt Jackson Quartet

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Milt Jackson Quartet
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Studio album by Milt Jackson
Released 1955
Recorded May 20, 1955
Studio Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ
Genre Jazz
Length 30:59
Label Prestige
PR 7003
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Milt Jackson Quartet

Milt Jackson Quartet (also released as Soul Pioneers) is an album by American jazz vibraphonist Milt Jackson featuring performances recorded in 1955 and released on the Prestige label.[1]


Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 4.5/5 stars[2]

AllMusic writer Scott Yanow awarded the album 4½ stars stating "The music itself makes for an enjoyable straight-ahead set".[2]

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Milt Jackson except where noted.

  1. "Wonder Why" (Nicholas Brodszky, Sammy Cahn) – 5:26
  2. "My Funny Valentine" (Lorenz Hart, Richard Rodgers) – 4:41
  3. "Moonray" (Paul Madison, Arthur Quenzer, Artie Shaw) – 5:05
  4. "The Nearness of You" (Hoagy Carmichael, Ned Washington) – 4:04
  5. "Stonewall" – 7:47
  6. "I Should Care" (Axel Stordahl, Paul Weston, Sammy Cahn) – 4:20
  • Recorded at Rudy Van Gelder Studio in Hackensack, New Jersey on May 20, 1955



  1. ^ Milt Jackson discography accessed January 16, 2012
  2. ^ a b Yanow, S. AllMusic Review accessed January 16, 2012