All About Jazz

Home » Tag Center » Tag: Wizard of the Vibes

Content by tag "Wizard of the Vibes"


Milt Jackson: Wizard of the Vibes

Read "Wizard of the Vibes" reviewed by AAJ Staff

The pairing of the Modern Jazz Quartet and Blue Note Records seems somehow incongruent. Blue Note was the home of hard bop--blues- and gospel-influenced, down to earth and funky. The MJQ navigated the Third Stream--sophisticated, refined, classically oriented and formal. They even performed in tuxedoes.

But there was a hefty dose of blues to the MJQ's ...