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Milt "Bags" Jackson
Birth: Jan. 1, 1923
Detroit
Wayne County
Michigan, USA
Death: Oct. 9, 1999
Manhattan
New York County (Manhattan)
New York, USA

Musician and Composer. Played the vibraphone. Began on guitar at age seven, and piano at 11; later switched to vibraphone. Was co-founder of the acclaimed Modern Jazz Quartet. He took classical music and improvised it adding jazz and pop. Played with many of the jazz greats including: Charlie Parker, Thelonius Monk, John Coltrane, Miles Davis, Woody Herman and Coleman Hawkins. (bio by: Fred Beisser) 
 
Burial:
Woodlawn Cemetery
Bronx
Bronx County
New York, USA
Plot: Brookside Mausoleum Terrace #8
 
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Originally Created by: Fred Beisser
Record added: Nov 14, 2004
Find A Grave Memorial# 9903208
Milt Bags Jackson
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Your gift of music--with MJQ, Brother Ray, or solo--has added to my life. You are remembered.
- Tom Franke
 Added: Jun. 8, 2014
Thank you for having lived, Bags. And for having made such beautiful music.
- Phillip Washington
 Added: Feb. 6, 2014
God bless you today and always. Rest in Peace.
- Thelma
 Added: Jan. 1, 2014
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