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Art Blakey

  • Oct 11, 1919 - Oct 16, 1990 (age 71)
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2015
Art Blakey et les Jazz-Messengers au club St. Germain
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AlbumSep 18, 2015

Art Blakey et les Jazz-Messengers au cl…

Art Blakey et les Jazz …
Art Blakey et les Jazz-Messengers au club St. Germain are a set of live albums recorded on December 21, 1958 at the Club St. Germain in Paris, France by Art Blakey and the Jazz Messengers, released in three volumes by French RCA. All three albums have been collected on CD in the 2015 Sony box set, The Complete Columbia and RCA Albums Collection.
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2011
SongJul 26, 2011

Summertime
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2007
SongJan 1, 2007

Caravan
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2006
Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers Live in '58
TV ShowSep 26, 2006

Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers Live i…

Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers Live in '58 released.
Ugetsu
AlbumJun 21, 2006

Ugetsu

Ugetsu: Art Blakey's Jazz Messengers at Birdland is a …
Ugetsu: Art Blakey's Jazz Messengers at Birdland is a live jazz album by Art Blakey and the Jazz Messengers released on Riverside Records in October 1963. The album marked Riverside's recording debut at Birdland, one of the most famous and celebrated American jazz clubs.
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Holiday for Skins
AlbumJun 6, 2006

Holiday for Skins

Holiday for Skins is a 1959 album by jazz drummer Art Blakey. …
Holiday for Skins is a 1959 album by jazz drummer Art Blakey. Recorded for the Blue Note label in November 1958, the album was released in two volumes before being reissued together in a CD set in 2006.
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2005
SongJan 1, 2005

Nica's Tempo
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Drum Suite
AlbumJan 1, 2005

Drum Suite

Drum Suite is an album by drummer Art Blakey with The …
Drum Suite is an album by drummer Art Blakey with The Jazz Messengers and the Art Blakey Percussion Ensemble recorded in late 1956 and early 1957 and originally released on the Columbia label. The 2005 CD reissue added three tracks from a June 1956 session, two of them previously released on Originally in 1982.
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2004
Award2004

Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award

Won Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award.
2002
Meet You at the Jazz Corner of the World
AlbumJan 1, 2002

Meet You at the Jazz Corner of the World

Meet You at the Jazz Corner …
Meet You at the Jazz Corner of the World is two Blue Note live albums featuring the Jazz Messengers with the leader/drummer Art Blakey, trumpeter Lee Morgan, tenor saxophonist Wayne Shorter, pianist Bobby Timmons and bassist Jymie Merritt. The albums were recorded on September 14, 1960 at Birdland, a jazz club in New York City. In 2002, the two LPs were reissued as a double-CD set.
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2000
Grammy Hall of Fame
Award2000

Grammy Hall of Fame

Won award for "Moanin'".
1999
Drums Around the Corner
AlbumOct 19, 1999

Drums Around the Corner

Drums Around the Corner is …
Drums Around the Corner is a jazz album by Art Blakey which was mainly recorded in 1958, but not released until 1999. The album comprises two sessions. The main session, recorded by Rudy Van Gelder at Manhattan Towers, New York City on November 2, 1958, is effectively a showcase for an all-star lineup drummers consisting of Blakey, Philly Joe Jones, Roy Haynes and Ray Barretto (on congas). They are supported by the regular members of the Jazz Messenger at the time, Lee Morgan (trumpet), Bobby Timmons (piano) and Jymie Merritt (bass).
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1990
Art Blakey
PersonalOctober 1990

Art Blakey

Art Blakey passed away.
1989
SongMar 27, 1989

Sincerely Diana
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1988
Vesnici dzeza: Art Blackey, Benny Green
MovieSep 1, 1988

Vesnici dzeza: Art Blackey, Benny Green

Vesnici dzeza: Art Blackey, Benny Green released.
Ritual: The Modern Jazz Messengers
AlbumJan 1, 1988

Ritual: The Modern Jazz Messengers

Ritual is a studio album by …
Ritual is a studio album by The Jazz Messengers featuring Art Blakey. Three years after being recorded, it was first released on the Pacific Jazz Records label as PJM-402, and reissued by them in 1962, with an Elmo Hope session, as Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers/The Elmo Hope Quintet* Featuring Harold Land as PJ-33. It has been reissued on CD.
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1987
Theory of Art
AlbumJan 1, 1987

Theory of Art

Theory of Art is a 1987 reissue of A Night in Tunisia,a 1957 jazz …
Theory of Art is a 1987 reissue of A Night in Tunisia,a 1957 jazz album released by Art Blakey & the Jazz Messengers for RCA's Vik label. It was remastered and released with new cover art in 1997. The album is notable in its inclusion of alto saxophonist Jackie McLean, who had recently quit the Jazz Messengers, on a rare date with his replacement, tenor saxophonist Johnny Griffin. The CD re-issue features two additional tracks from a separate date led by Blakey. The band is a rare nonet that includes future Jazz Messenger Lee Morgan, among others.
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1984
The Cosby Show
TV ShowSep 20, 1984

The Cosby Show

The Cosby Show is an American sitcom television series co …
The Cosby Show is an American sitcom television series co-created by and starring Bill Cosby, which aired for eight seasons on NBC from September 20, 1984, until April 30, 1992. The show focuses on an upper middle-class African-American family living in Brooklyn, New York.
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Best Jazz Instrumental Album
Award1984

Best Jazz Instrumental Album

Won award for "New York Scene".
Grammy Award
Best Jazz Instrumental Album
Nomination1984

Best Jazz Instrumental Album

Nominated for "New York Scene".
Grammy Award
1967
The Witch Doctor
AlbumJan 1, 1967

The Witch Doctor

The Witch Doctor is an album by Art Blakey and his group The …
The Witch Doctor is an album by Art Blakey and his group The Jazz Messengers recorded on March 14, 1961 and released on the Blue Note label. It features performances by Blakey with Lee Morgan, Wayne Shorter, Bobby Timmons, and Jymie Merritt.
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1966
Like Someone in Love
AlbumJan 1, 1966

Like Someone in Love

Like Someone in Love is an album by Art Blakey and The Jazz …
Like Someone in Love is an album by Art Blakey and The Jazz Messengers. It was recorded in August 1960, at the same sessions which produced A Night in Tunisia, but was released on Blue Note only in August 1967. It features performances by Blakey with Lee Morgan, Wayne Shorter, Bobby Timmons, and Jymie Merritt.
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1964
Free for All
AlbumJan 1, 1964

Free for All

Free for All is a jazz album by Art Blakey & the Jazz …
Free for All is a jazz album by Art Blakey & the Jazz Messengers released on Blue Note. Recorded in February 1964, it was released the following year. It was originally titled "Free Fall". The Allmusic review by Al Campbell awards the album 4 stars and states " This edition of the Jazz Messengers had been together since 1961 with a lineup that would be hard to beat: Freddie Hubbard on trumpet... Wayne Shorter on tenor sax, Curtis Fuller on trombone, Cedar Walton on piano, and Reggie Workman on bass. Shorter's title track is one of the finest moments in the Jazz Messengers' history."
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Indestructible
AlbumJan 1, 1964

Indestructible

Indestructible is a jazz album by drummer Art Blakey and his …
Indestructible is a jazz album by drummer Art Blakey and his Jazz Messengers. It was recorded in 1964 but not released until 1966, and was Blakey's last recording for Blue Note. The bonus track featured on the CD reissue was originally issued on Pisces.
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Kyoto
AlbumJan 1, 1964

Kyoto

Kyoto is an album by Art Blakey's Jazz Messengers, recorded …
Kyoto is an album by Art Blakey's Jazz Messengers, recorded in 1964 and released on the Riverside label.
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The Freedom Rider
AlbumJan 1, 1964

The Freedom Rider

The Freedom Rider is an album by jazz drummer Art Blakey and …
The Freedom Rider is an album by jazz drummer Art Blakey and his group the Jazz Messengers. Continuing Blakey's distinct brand of hard bop, this album features contributions from Wayne Shorter, Lee Morgan, Blakey himself, and Kenny Dorham, a former Jazz Messenger. This was the final album by this particular edition of the Jazz Messengers, who had been together for 18 months, as Lee Morgan left after this album to be replaced by a young Freddie Hubbard. The compositions themselves are varied, with Blakey contributing an energetic drum solo on "The Freedom Rider"; at least three of the compositions on the album are blues pieces. "El Toro" features a solo by Shorter incorporating the sheets of sound technique pioneered by John Coltrane. The CD version contains three bonus tracks originally released on the album Pisces.
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1962
Buhaina's Delight
AlbumJan 1, 1962

Buhaina's Delight

Buhaina's Delight is a jazz album released by Art Blakey and …
Buhaina's Delight is a jazz album released by Art Blakey and the Jazz Messengers in 1963. Produced by Alfred Lion, the album was recorded in two sessions on November 28, 1961 and December 18, 1961 at the Rudy Van Gelder Studio in Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey. The album was released by Blue Note Records in July 1963 after Blakey had moved to Riverside Records in late 1962.
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Caravan
AlbumJan 1, 1962

Caravan

Caravan is a jazz album released by Art Blakey and the Jazz …
Caravan is a jazz album released by Art Blakey and the Jazz Messengers in February 1963. It was Blakey's first album for Riverside Records after he signed with them in October 1962. The songs were recorded at the Plaza Sound Studio in New York City, on October 23-24, 1962 The producer was Orrin Keepnews who also supervised the album's remastered re-release on CD.
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1961
Mosaic
AlbumOct 2, 1961

Mosaic

Mosaic is a 1961 jazz album released by Art Blakey & the …
Mosaic is a 1961 jazz album released by Art Blakey & the Jazz Messengers on Blue Note Records. The album's performers included: Wayne Shorter (tenor saxophone), Freddie Hubbard (trumpet), Curtis Fuller (trombone), Cedar Walton (piano), Jymie Merritt (bass) and Art Blakey (drums). They recorded and performed together from 1961 into 1964. Hubbard and Walton became permanent members of the group following the 1961 departures of trumpeter Lee Morgan and pianist Bobby Timmons. The Mosaic recording session featured no alternate takes and, therefore, has yielded no bonus material in reissue.
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Art Blakey!!!!! Jazz Messengers!!!!!
AlbumJan 1, 1961

Art Blakey!!!!! Jazz Messengers!!!!!

Jazz Messengers!!!!! is a …
Jazz Messengers!!!!! is a 1961 jazz album released by Art Blakey & the Jazz Messengers for Impulse! Records. Expanding to a sextet for the first time, it was the group's final recording with Bobby Timmons, who would be replaced by Cedar Walton.
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1960
The Big Beat
AlbumJan 1, 1960

The Big Beat

The Big Beat is an album by Art Blakey and his group The …
The Big Beat is an album by Art Blakey and his group The Jazz Messengers recorded on March 6, 1960 and released on the Blue Note label. It features performances by Blakey with Lee Morgan, Wayne Shorter, Bobby Timmons, and Jymie Merritt.
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1959
At the Jazz Corner of the World
AlbumApr 15, 1959

At the Jazz Corner of the World

At the Jazz Corner of the …
At the Jazz Corner of the World is a two-volume live album by American jazz drummer Art Blakey and the Jazz Messengers, featuring performances recorded in 1959 at Birdland and released on the Blue Note label. The album was originally issued as 12-inch LPs in two volumes and later re-released as a two-CD set.
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1958
Art Blakey's Jazz Messengers with Thelonious Monk
AlbumJun 1, 1958

Art Blakey's Jazz Messengers with Thelo…

Art Blakey's Jazz …
Art Blakey's Jazz Messengers with Thelonious Monk is a studio album released in 1958 on Atlantic Records, catalogue SD 1278. It is a collaboration between the Jazz Messengers, the group led by drummer Art Blakey, and special guest Thelonious Monk on piano. The album is the only time Monk recorded for the Atlantic label.
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Moanin'
AlbumJan 1, 1958

Moanin'

Moanin' is a jazz album by Art Blakey and the Jazz …
Moanin' is a jazz album by Art Blakey and the Jazz Messengers recorded in 1958 for the Blue Note label and released in 1959.
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SongJan 1, 1958

The Drum Thunder Suite
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1957
A Night in Tunisia
AlbumJan 1, 1957

A Night in Tunisia

A Night in Tunisia is a jazz album by Art Blakey and the Jazz …
A Night in Tunisia is a jazz album by Art Blakey and the Jazz Messengers which was recorded in August 1960. In the original liner notes by Barbara J. Gardner, she wrote: "This album is a prime example of Blakey's expressed desire to showcase his young talent. Not only is there extended solo room for the musicians; further, all but the title tune were written and arranged by the talented junior jazz citizens in his group".
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SongJan 1, 1957

Amuck
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1956
The Steve Allen Show
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TV ShowJun 24, 1956

The Steve Allen Show

The Steve Allen Show was an American variety show …
The Steve Allen Show was an American variety show hosted by Steve Allen from June 1956 to June 1960 on NBC, from September 1961 to December 1961 on ABC, and in first-run syndication from 1962 to 1964.
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Ballerina
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MovieMar 29, 1956

Ballerina

Kostja has created a ballet "The Bolero" (Ravel) for the …
Kostja has created a ballet "The Bolero" (Ravel) for the famous ballet dancer Bettina, who is in love with him. But when Bettina gets polio, and lovely Irene should be her substitute,she is desperate. Will she ever dance and love again?
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1955
Horace Silver and the Jazz Messengers
AlbumJan 1, 1955

Horace Silver and the Jazz Messengers

Horace Silver and the Jazz …
Horace Silver and the Jazz Messengers is a 1956 studio album by jazz pianist Horace Silver with drummer Art Blakey and the Jazz Messengers. It was an important album in the establishment of the hard bop style, and was the first studio album released under the band name The Jazz Messengers, which Blakey would use for the rest of his career. Scott Yanow on Allmusic describes it as "a true classic". Originally released as an LP, the album has subsequently been reissued on CD several times.
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1954
The Tonight Show
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TV ShowSep 27, 1954

The Tonight Show

The show originated as a local New York City late night program …
The show originated as a local New York City late night program in June 1953 and went onto the network in September 1954. Throughout the summer of 1956, Steve Allen was the only host. When ...
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1919
Art Blakey
BirthOctober 1919

Art Blakey

Art Blakey was born.
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