Art Blakey

The volcanic drummer Art Blakey, an innovator in the bebop era and a dominant presence in the hard bop movement of the Fifties, was also an extraordinary bandleader. Even a partial list of graduates from his university of jazz serves notice that his Jazz Messengers was one of the most formidable institutions of its day. On trumpet alone, there was Clifford Brown, Kenny Dorham, Lee Morgan, Freddie Hubbard, Donald Byrd, Chuck Mangione, Woody Shaw, Wynton Marsalis, Terence Blanchard, Wallace Roney, Brian Lynch, and others! A roster of the saxophonists, trombonists, pianists and bassists who passed through the group is... Read More

City Of Origin:
Pittsburg, Pennsylvania, United States
Genre:
Jazz, Bop, Hard Bop
Birthdate:
10/11/1919
Death date:
10/16/1990
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Cranky Spanky

Hard Bop / Jazz Messengers With Thelonious Monk / Caravan
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Stella By Starlight

Hard Bop / Jazz Messengers With Thelonious Monk / Caravan
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My Heart Stood Still

Hard Bop / Jazz Messengers With Thelonious Monk / Caravan
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Little Melonae

Hard Bop / Jazz Messengers With Thelonious Monk / Caravan
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Stanley's Stiff Chickens

Hard Bop / Jazz Messengers With Thelonious Monk / Caravan
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Nica's Tempo

Hard Bop / Jazz Messengers With Thelonious Monk / Caravan
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Dee's Dilemma

Hard Bop / Jazz Messengers With Thelonious Monk / Caravan
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