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Art Blakey

This week In Jazz Legends 42

Cassandra Wilson, David Murray, Lambert, Hendricks and Bavan, Blue Note All Stars, Art Blakey, Lee Morgan, McCoy Tyner, Bill Evans, Herbie Hancock Quintet VSOP, Benny Carter, Larry Coryell, Larry Carlton, John Abercrombie, John Scofield, Tal Farlow, Clark Terry, Steve Gadd, Dinah Washington. They are the “Jazz Legends” performers selected among the 215 Posts we publish […]

The Jazz Gotha relaunches Blue Note (1985)

February 22, 1985 – for the relaunch of the Blue Note Records label, its President Bruce Lundvall has summoned the Jazz Gotha at The Town Hall in New York City (USA). Consider this : Art Blakey, Ron Carter, Jack DeJohnette, Herbie Hancock, Freddie Hubbard, Michel Petrucciani, Jimmy Smith, Stanley Turrentine, McCoy Tyner and Grover Washington, […]

Art Blakey records ‘Drum Suite’ with the Jazz Messengers and his…

Art Blakey’s ‘Drum Suite’ is an album recorded on December 13, 1956 and February 22, 1957 with The Jazz Messengers and the Art Blakey Percussion Ensemble and released the same year by Columbia. Track Listing : 1.The Sacrifice (Art Blakey) – 05:16 . 2.Cubano Chant (Ray Bryant) – 04:01 . 3.Oscalypso (Oscar Pettiford) – 08:48 […]

We remember Lee Morgan

This day (February 19, 1972), in New York, died Edward Lee Morgan, an American hard bop trumpeter. Tracklist : I Remember Clifford (1958) . w/ John Gilmore – Theme For Stacy . w/ Art Blakey – Buhaina’S Delight (1965) . w/ Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers – Goldie (1959) . I Remember Britt . […]

Happy Birthday Benny Golson. ‘Along Came Benny’

This day (January 25, 1929), in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, is born Benny Golson,an American bebop & hard bop jazz tenor saxophonist. Tracklist : Take The A Train (2009) . Killer Joe (2009) . Interview & Live. . Milt Jackson & Benny Golson & Art Farmer & NHØP – Blues for Diahann (1997) . Freddie Hubbard & […]

We remember Freddie Hubbard ‘Hubiquity’

This day (December 29, 2008), in Sherman Oaks, California, died Freddie Hubbard, an American jazz trumpeter. Tracklist : w/ Joe Henderson, Herbie Hancock, Ron Carter – Cantaloupe Island (1985) . The Intrepid Fox (1990) . w/ Joe Henderson – Maiden Voyage (1986) . Fantasy In D (1982) . Straight Life (1975) . Birdlike (1967) . […]

This week In Jazz Legends 28

Art Blakey, The Jazz Messengers, Paquito D’Rivera, Tete Montoliu, Sonny Rollins, United Jazz and Rock Ensemble, Keith Jarrett, Paul Motian, Dewey Redman, Charlie Haden, Phil Woods, Sheila Jordan, Benny Carter All Stars, Freddie Hubbard, Masada, Miles Davis, Sam Rivers, Charles Mingus. They are the “Jazz Legends” performers selected among the 277 Posts we publish this […]

Dizzy, Thelonious et al meet in Copenhagen (1971)

November 9, 1971 – The Giants of Jazz – that is Art Blakey (d), Dizzy Gillespie (tp), Al McKibbon (b), Thelonious Monk (p), Sonny Stitt (as, ts) and Kai Winding (tb) – share the stage at Tivoli Gardens in Copenhagen, Denmark

This week In Jazz Legends 26

Lou Donaldson, Thelonious Monk, Roy Hargrove, Duke Ellington, Benny Goodman , Freddie Hubbard, Dizzy Gillespie, Woody Shaw, Miles Davis, Charles Mingus, Buddy Rich, Art Blakey, Art Ensemble Of Chicago, Cecil Taylor. They are the “Jazz Legends” performers selected among the 250 Posts we publish this week. Here, they are reunited in one glorious playlist. Enjoy! […]

Al paints, Art drums (1980)

October 22, 1980 – the Youngstown Playhouse, Ohio puts on a special performance where painter Al Bright paints a canvas while Art Blakey and The Jazz Messengers play. Keep an eye on the 19 years old trumpeter Wynton Marsalis; he may have a future.