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Jymie Merritt

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. […]

Art Blakey records ‘A Night in Tunisia’ with the Jazz Messengers…

Art Blakey’s ‘A Night in Tunisia’ is an album recorded on August 7 and 14, 1960 with the Jazz Messengers featuring Lee Morgan, Wayne Shorter, Bobby Timmons and Jymie Merritt in 1960 and released the same year by Blue Note. Track listing : . 1.A Night in Tunisia (Dizzy Gillespie, Frank Paparelli) – 11:11 . […]

Lee Morgan records ‘Live at the Lighthouse’ with Bennie Maupin et al…

Lee Morgan‘s ‘Live at the Lighthouse’ is a live album recorded on July 10, 11 & 12 1970 with Bennie Maupin, Harold Mabern, Jymie Merritt and Mickey Roker and released in 1971 by Blue Note. Track Listing : 1.Absolutions (Jymie Merritt) – 19:40 . 2.The Beehive (Harold Mabern) – 16:23 . 3.Neophilia (Bennie Maupin) – […]