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Art and Philly Joe drum up a storm

Art Blakey
Page added Sep 13, 2013 Updated Sep 20, 2013

Art Blakey and Philly Joe Jones together at Birdland in 1960. Lee Konitz on tenor sax, classic solo Keith Jarrett plus recent Australian and international releases.

The Gretsch drum company organised a showcase night at Birdland in 1960 with four great drummers. Today you can hear Art Blakey with Philly Joe Jones recorded live.

Pianist and broadcaster Marion McPartland died recently and you'll hear her with Teddy Wilson as well as with her own trio.  Plus new recordings from Mary Stallings, Liane Carroll, Kenny Burrell and the Eugene and Dennis Ball Sextet.

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Sep 14, 2013. 5:05pm - 7:00pm
Sep 17, 2013. 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Sep 17, 2013. 9:00pm - 11:00pm

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Art Blakey (Arthur Blakey; October 11, 1919 - October 16, 1990) was an American jazz drummer and bandleader. He was known as Abdullah Ibn Buhaina after he became a Muslim. Blakey made a name for himself in the 1940s in the big bands of Fletcher Henderson and Billy Eckstine. He worked with bebop musicians Thelonious Monk, Charlie Parker and Dizzy Gillespie. In the mid-1950s Horace Silver and...

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On Sep 17, 2013. 12:10pm
Anonymous said

Phew. Did these two drummers brew up a storm! Oh to have been there in person. As a bit of a drummer, among other things in my younger days, I thoroughly enjoyed this dynamic Jazztrack inclusion. Thankyou and more please.
Cheers to all,
Christopher Lynch.

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