Milt Jackson’s ‘Goodbye’

Milt Jackson’s ‘Goodbye’ is an album recorded on December 12, 1972 and December, 1973 with various top class musicians and released in 1974 By Cti.

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Track Listing : 1.Old Devil Moon (E. Y. Harburg, Burton Lane) – 05:50 . 2.S.K.J. (Milt Jackson) – 06:47 . 3.Opus De Funk (Horace Silver) – 06:46 . 4.Detour Ahead (Lou Carter, Herb Ellis, Johnny Frigo) – 08:00 . 5.Goodbye (Gordon Jenkins) – 09:21

Musicians : Hubert Laws – Flute On (1 – 3 – 4 – 5) . Cedar Walton – Piano On (1 – 3 – 4 – 5) . Ron Carter – Bass . Steve Gadd – Drums On (1 – 3 – 4 – 5) . Freddie Hubbard – Trumpet, Flugelhorn On (2) . Herbie Hancock – Piano On (2) . Jay Berliner – Guitar On (2) . Billy Cobham – Drums On (2) . Ralph Macdonald – Percussion On (2) . Romeo Penque – Alto Flute, English Horn, Oboe On (2) . Phil Bodner – Flute, Alto Flute, Piccolo, English Horn On (2) . George Marge – Clarinet, Bass Clarinet, Alto Flute, English Horn On (2) . Max Ellen – Violin On (2) . Paul Gershman – Violin On (2) . Emanuel Green – Violin On (2) . Charles Libove – Violin On (2) . Joe Malin – Violin On (2) . David Nadien – Violin On (2) . Gene Orloff – Violin On (2) . Elliot Rosoff – Violin On (2) . Irving Spice – Violin On (2) . Charles Mccraken – Cello On (2) . George Ricci – Cello On (2) . Alan Shulman – Cello On (2) . Margaret Ross – Harp . Don Sebesky – Arranger, Conductor

Production : Produced By Creed Taylor . Rudy Van Gelder – Engineer

Recorded December 12, 1972 And December, 1973 At Rudy Van Gelder Studio In Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey.

Released 1974 By Cti.

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comusduke @ RateYourMusic
In any case, the Jackson penned “SKJ”, the only non-cover number on the album, is a solid track, which for good or bad somehow breaks the albums continuity and introduces diversity, reaches rousing intensity during Hub’s soloand Hancock, who remains acoustic, energizes Cobham to a second exciting sequence. […]

Soulstrut
Even when Jackson picks up the pace it’s still results in some light Bop such as the title cut and Opus De Funk. […]

allmusic
Indeed, Jackson’s ability to swing funky is evidenced to delightful extremes on “Old Devil Moon,” with a rolling cymbal shakeout from Gadd, whose rim shots and tempo-pushing musculature are a sharp contrast to those of the MJQ’s Connie Kay. […]

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