Art Blakey: Free For All (1964) Blue Note


This gallery contains 7 photos.

Selection: Hammer Head (Shorter) . . . Artists Freddie Hubbard (trumpet) Curtis Fuller (trombone) Wayne Shorter (tenor sax) Cedar Walton (piano) Reggie Workman (bass) Art Blakey (drums) recorded Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, February 10, 1964 Hubbard’s last … Continue reading

The Jazz Messengers (1956) Columbia Six-Eye


This gallery contains 4 photos.

Track Selection : Infra-Rae (Mobley) Artists Donald Byrd (t) Hank Mobley (ts) Horace Silver (p) Doug Watkins (b) Art Blakey (d) NYC, April 5, 1956. Messengers Chronology (selected): Ritual (1957); Art Blakey Big Band (with Coltrane! 1957); Au Club St Germain, … Continue reading

Art Blakey “Buhaina’s Delight” (1961) – updated


This gallery contains 10 photos.

Updated November 2015, new photos, new text, this was first written and photographed four years ago. An update long overdue: Track Selection: YouTube Artists Freddie Hubbard (tp) Curtis Fuller (tb) Wayne Shorter (ts) Cedar Walton (p) Jymie Merritt (b) Art … Continue reading