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Art Blakey records the album ‘Moanin” with the Jazz Messengers for…

Art Blakey’s ‘Moanin” is an album he recorded on October 30, 1958 with the Jazz Messengers and released in January 1959 by Blue Note. Track Listing : 1.Moanin’ (Bobby Timmons) – 09:35 . 2.Are You Real (Benny Golson) – 04:50 . 3.Along Came Betty (Benny Golson) – 06:12 . 4.The Drum Thunder (Miniature) Suite (Benny […]

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. […]