Today Art Blakey records ‘The Big Beat’ with Lee Morgan, Wayne Shorter et al (1960)
Art Blakey’s ‘The Big Beat’ is an album recorded on March 6, 1960, with the Jazz Messengers featuring Lee Morgan, Wayne Shorter, Bobby Timmons and Jymie Merritt and released the same year by Blue Note.
Track Listing : 1.The Chess Players (Wayne Shorter) – 09:39 . 2.Sakeena’S Vision (Wayne Shorter) – 06:06 . 3.Politely (Bill Hardman) – 06:04 . 4.Dat Dere (Bobby Timmons) – 08:48 . 5.Lester Left Town (Wayne Shorter) – 06:26 . 6.It’S Only A Paper Moon (Harold Arlen, Yip Harburg, Billy Rose) – 06:41
Musicians : Art Blakey – Drums . Wayne Shorter – Tenor Saxophone . Lee Morgan – Trumpet, Flugelhorn . Bobby Timmons – Piano . Jymie Merritt – Bass . The Jazz Messengers – Band
Production : Produced By Alfred Lion . Rudy Van Gelder – Engineer
Package : Francis Wolff – Cover Photo . Reid Miles – Cover Design . Nat Hentoff – Liner Notes
Recorded On March 6, 1960 At Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, Nj.
Released In 1960 By Blue Note.