Wayne Shorter, Art Blakey and Lee Morgan in performance in 1960 (unknown photog)
Art Blakey in performance with the Jazz Messengers in Amsterdam, Holland on 2/3/1962 (photo by Ben Meerendonk)
Listening: Art Blakey and The Jazz Messengers - Like Someone In Love
Art Blakey is for lovers.
I don’t think this Art Blakey record has enough exclamation marks.
Born on this day: Abdullah Ibn Buhaina, better known as Art Blakey
Photo by John Van Hasselt
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)
On a jazz trip lately.
Art Blakey’s Wikipedia photo made me smile this morning.
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.
Art Blakey - A Night at Birdland