Roll 'Em Bags

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Roll 'Em Bags
Roll 'Em Bags.jpg
Studio album by Milt Jackson
Released 34:10
Recorded January 25, 1949 and January 5, 1956
Genre Jazz
Length 42:21
Label Savoy
MG 12042
Milt Jackson chronology
Wizard of the Vibes
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Roll 'Em Bags
(1949-56)
Meet Milt Jackson
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Roll 'Em Bags is an album by American jazz vibraphonist Milt Jackson featuring performances recorded in 1949 and 1956 and released on the Savoy label.[1]

Reception[edit]

The Allmusic review by Jim Todd awarded the album 3 stars stating "Although not commonly viewed as a hard bop pioneer, the urbane, bluesy structures that distinguish Jackson's writing at this time, arguably, make him a trailblazer for the movement.".[2]

Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic3/5 stars[2]

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Milt Jackson except as indicated
  1. "Conglomeration" - 2:52
  2. "Bruz" - 2:50
  3. "You Go to My Head" (J. Fred Coots, Haven Gillespie) - 2:55
  4. "Roll 'Em Bags" - 2:39
  5. "Faultless - 2:35
  6. "Hey, Frenchy" (Ozzie Cadena) - 2:35
  7. "Come Rain or Come Shine" (Harold Arlen, Johnny Mercer) - 5:38
  8. "Fred's Mood" - 6:26
  9. "Wild Man" - 5:40
  • Recorded in New York City on January 25, 1949 (tracks 1-6) and January 5, 1956 (tracks 7-9)

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Milt Jackson discography accessed January 16, 2012
  2. ^ a b Todd, J. Allmusic Review accessed January 16, 2012