“Bag’s Groove” is a 12 bar blues written by the great vibraphonist Milt Jackson. “Bag’s” was Milt Jackson’s nickname.

 

It’s important to have a decent repertoire of blues heads in your tool belt. This is a great blues to know. The melody is simple and repetitive yet effectively sets up an attitude for improvising.

 

This tune is originally an F blues but can be played in any key.

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Videos to learn the melody/changes