Al McKibbon, Thelonious Monk and Art Blakey
Photo by David Redfern (Source)
Under the Radar: Miles Davis - Bopping the Blues
With Art Blakey, Gene Ammons, Tommy Potter, Connie Wainwright, Linton Garner, Earl Coleman and Ann Baker.
Art Blakey circa early 1960s (photo by Pannonica de Koenigswarter)
I’ll be attending a little “audiophile gathering” this weekend. We usually bring along some records. I selected 10 records randomly to put aside so I won’t forget. This is what I’ll be bringing.
Muddy Waters - Muddy Waters Sings Big Bill
Sam Cooke - Night Beat
Miles Davis - Miles Davis Plays Al Cohn
Sharon Jones and the Dap Kings - I Learned the Hard Way
Lightnin’ Hopkins - Lightnin’ in New York
Curtis Mayfield - Superfly
John Coltrane - Coltrane’s Sound
Buddy Guy and Junior Wells - Drinkin’ TNT ‘N’ Smokin’ Dynamite
Tinariwen - Aman Iman
Art Blakey and The Jazz Messengers - Caravan
Art Blakey – Interview & Performance
An interview with Art Blakey from 1965 and a performance of Freddie Hubbard’s “Jodo” with Hubbard, Nathan Davis, Jaki Byard and Reggie Workman.
Born on this day: Abdullah Ibn Buhaina, better known as Art Blakey
Photo by John Van Hasselt