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Explosive!

Label: Qwest Records
Released: 1999

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Milt Jackson meets the Clayton-Hamilton Jazz Orchestra: Explosive!

Read "Explosive!" reviewed by Jim Santella


Vibraphonist Milt Jackson, 76, formed the roots of the Modern Jazz Quartet almost fifty years ago. That same lyrical quality that drives the MJQ stands before the fourteen-year-old Clayton-Hamilton Jazz Orchestra, sharing, blending, and coaxing the melodies out of his vibraphone’s metal bars. The microphones are set up so that the listener has the same opportunity ...

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Milt Jackson/The Clayton-Hamilton Jazz Orchestra: Explosive!

Read "Explosive!" reviewed by Douglas Payne


In a recording career that's spanned more than half a century, the masterful vibraphonist Milt Jackson has seldom been less than flawless. For Explosive!, his fifth disc on Quincy Jones's well-distributed Qwest label, Jackson is suitably teamed with the well-populated Clayton-Hamilton Jazz Orchestra. It too, is no exception; offering a sterling collection of Jackson's pleasing blend ...


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