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This week In Jazz Legends 46/52

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,…

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 44/52

Lou Donaldson, Thelonious Monk, Roy Hargrove, Duke Ellington, Benny Goodman , Freddie Hubbard, Dizzy Gillespie, Woody Shaw, Dizzy Gillespie, Miles Davis, Charles Mingus, Buddy Rich , Art Blakey, Art Ensemble Of Chicago, Cecil TaylorThey are…

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…

This week In Jazz Legends 42/52

Cannonball Adderley, Thelonious Monk, Count Basie, Nat king Cole, Illinois Jacquet, Ray Brown, Roy Eldridge, Stan Getz, Coleman Hawkins, Oscar Peterson, Flip Phillips, Herb Ellis, Papa Jo Jones, Art Blakey, The Jazz Messengers, Dave…

We remember Art Blakey. ‘Art Bop’

This day (October 16, 1990), in New York City, New York, died Art Blakey, was an American jazz drummer.Digest Tracklist : Big Band - Blues March (1988) . w/ The Jazz Messengers - Along Came Betty . w/ The Jazz Messengers, Freddy Hubbard…

Four Jazz Messengers Euro Gigs

On October 9, 1989, two days before his 70th birthday, Art Blakey took his 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 /…

This week In Jazz Legends 19

Randy Weston, Buddy DeFranco, Art Blakey, Lionel Hampton, Tony Williams, Freddie Hubbard, Randy Brecker, Michael Brecker, Joe Farrell, Joe Henderson, George Duke, Alphonso Johnson, Robben Ford, Peter Erskine, Jean Luc Ponty, Jaco Pastorius,…

We remember Cedar Walton. ‘Maestro!’

This day (August 19, 2013) in Brooklyn, N.Y, died Cedar Anthony Walton, Junior a.k.a. , Cedar Walton, an American hard bop jazz pianist.Digest Tracklist : w/ Bobby Hutcherson - In Perugia . Nea Jazz Masters Interview (2010) . w/ Freddie…

We remember Max Roach. ‘Smart Max’

This day (August 16, 2007), in Manhattan, New York, died Max Roach, an American jazz percussionist, drummer, and composer.Digest Tracklist : The Third Eye . W/ Randy Weston Duo (Ii) - Well You Needn'T (1999) . Live In Israel . W/ Dizzy…

Art Blakey plays at Montreux Jazz (1983)

July 23, 1983 - Art Blakey plays with Terence Blanchard (tp), Donald Harrison (as), Jean Toussaint (ts), Johnny O'Neal (p), Lonnie Plaxico (b) at "Montreux Jazz Festival", Switzerland<img…

This week In Jazz Legends 07

Chet Baker, Ornette Coleman, Sonny Rollins, Benny Goodman, Jimmy Dorsey, Lester Bowie, Henry Mancini, Art Blakey, Jazz Messengers, Marcus Miller, Gil Evans Orchestra, Roy Hargrove, Karriem Riggins, Spyro Gyra. They are the "Jazz Legends"…

We remember Woody Shaw. ‘Shaw Time’

This day (May 10, 1989), in Bellevue Hospital, New York City, died Woody Shaw, an American jazz trumpeter, flugelhornist and cornetist.Digest Tracklist : w/ Herbie Hancock & Art Blakey - A Night in Tunisia (1987) . w/ Mal Waldron…

This week In Jazz Legends 46

Antonio Sanchez, Chick Corea, Jack De Johnette, Herbie Hancock , Eliane Elias, Airto Moreira & Flora Purim, Art Blakey, Miles Davis, Weather Report, Gil Evans, Dave Holland, Irakere. They are the "Jazz Legends" selected among the 282…

This week In Jazz Legends 44

Herbie Hancock, Ron Carter & Billy Cobham, Sonny Rollins, Ernestine Anderson, Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers, Buddy Rich & His Orchestra, Freddie Hubbard, Les Mccann & Eddie Harris, Duke Ellington, Louis Armstrong, Stan…