Four Jazz Messengers Euro Gigs

On October 9, 1989, two days before his 70th birthday, Art Blakey took hisl Jazz Messengers to the Leverkusen Jazz festival in Germany.

The concert turned out to be a special event when ex Messengers joined the party. From the Fifties / Sixties line-ups : Benny Golson, Wayne Shorter, Freddie Hubbard, Curtis Fuller, Jackie McLean. From the Eighties : Terence Blanchard and Donald Harrison.

Benny Golson, he was there on November 30, 1958 at Palais des Beaux Arts in Brussels, Belgium

Wayne Shorter, Freddie Hubbard, Curtis Fuller, they were there five years later at the Festival Internazionale Del Jazz in San Remo, Italy.

Terence Blanchard and Donald Harrison, they were there twenty years later at the “Montreux Jazz Festival” in Switzerland.

Leverkusen, Brussels, San Remo, Montreux. “Four Jazz Messengers Euro Gigs”

Track Listing (TBC) : 1.Leverkusen Jazz Festival (October 9 1989) – 97:05 . – Two Of A Kind (Terence Blanchard) . – Moanin’ (Bobby Timmons) . – Along Came Betty (Benny Golson) . – Lester Left Town (Wayne Shorter) . – Mr. Blakey (Horace Silver) . – Drum Duo (Drum Duet With Art Blakey And Roy Haynes) . – Blues March (Benny Golson) . 2.Palais Des Beaux Arts In Brussels, Belgium (November 30, 1958) – 54:14 . – Just By Myself (Benny Golson) . – Moanin’ (Bobby Timmons) . – I Remember Clifford (Benny Golson) . – It’S You, Or No One (Jule Styne, Sammy Cahn) . – Whisper Not (Benny Golson) . – A Night In Tunisia(Dizzy Gillespie) . – Ny Theme (Art Blakey) . 3.Festival Internazionale Del Jazz In San Remo, Italy (1963) – 55:25 . – Moanin’ (Bobby Timmons) . – Children Of The Night (Wayne Shorter) . – Skylark (Johnny Mercer, Hoagy Carmichael) . – In The Wee Small Hours Of The Morning (Bob Hilliard, David Mann) . – That Old Feeling (Lew Brown, Sammy Fain) . – I Didn’T Know What Time It Was (Richard Rodgers, Lorenz Hart) . – Mosaic (Cedar Walton) . 4.Montreux Jazz Festival, Switzerland (July 23, 1983) – 60:56 . – Little Man (Charles Fambrough) . – Mr. C . – Little Girl Blue (Richard Rodgers) . – (There Is) No Greater Love (Isham Jones, Marty Symes) . – Moanin’ (Bobby Timmons) . – New York . – Polka Dots And Moonbeams (Jimmy Van Heusen, Johnny Burke) . – Blues March (Benny Golson)

Musicians : Art Blakey – Drums . Freddie Hubbard – Trumpet On (1 – 3) . Wayne Shorter – Tenor Sax On (1 – 3) . Curtis Fuller – Trombone On (1 – 3) . Benny Golson – Saxophone On (1 -2) . Terence Blanchard – Trumpet On (1 – 4) . Donald Harrison – Alto Saxophone On (1 – 4) . Walter Davis, Jr. – Piano On (1) . Buster Williams – Bass On (1) . Roy Haynes – Drums On (1) . Michelle Hendricks – Vocals On (1) . Brian Lynch – Trumpet On (1) . Javon Jackson – Tenor Saxophone On (1) . Dale Barlow – Tenor Saxophone On (1) . Steve Davis – Trombone On (1) . Frank Lacy – Trombone On (1) . Geoff Keezer – Piano On (1) . Essiet Okon Essiet – Bass On (1) . Bobby Timmons – Piano On (2) . Lee Morgan – Trumpet On (2) . Jymie Merritt – Bass On (2) . Cedar Walton – Piano On (3) . Reggie Workman – Bass On (3) . Jean Toussaint – Tenor Saxophone On (4) . Johnny O’Neal – Piano On (4) . Lonnie Plaxico – Bass On (4)

Four Jazz Messengers Euro Gigs

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