Milt “Bags” Jackson

Milt “Bags” Jackson

Birth
Detroit, Wayne County, Michigan, USA
Death 9 Oct 1999 (aged 76)
Manhattan, New York County (Manhattan), New York, USA
Burial Bronx, Bronx County, New York, USA
Plot Brookside Mausoleum Terrace #8
Memorial ID 9903208 · View Source
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Jazz Musician. He began on guitar at age seven, and piano at 11, but later switched to vibraphone. The co-founder of the acclaimed "Modern Jazz Quartet", he took classical music and improvised it adding jazz and pop. He played with many of the jazz greats, including Charlie Parker, Thelonius Monk, John Coltrane, Miles Davis, Woody Herman and Coleman Hawkins.


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  • Maintained by: Find a Grave
  • Originally Created by: Fred Beisser
  • Added: 14 Nov 2004
  • Find a Grave Memorial 9903208
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Milt “Bags” Jackson (1 Jan 1923–9 Oct 1999), Find a Grave Memorial no. 9903208, citing Woodlawn Cemetery, Bronx, Bronx County, New York, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .