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The Art of Blakey

Art Blakey
Page added Jan 31, 2013 Updated Feb 15, 2013

On Jazztrack: A 1961 recording from one of the greatest hard-bop bands The Jazz Messengers led by drummer Art Blakey. Read more here.

Also on the program - Chicago trumpeter Mugsy Spanier and one of his classics recorded with his Ragtime Band, Ben Webster and Joe Zawinul together and the Buck Clayton and Earl Hines co-led all star band from 1967 recorded in Paris.

Bandoneon master Dino Saluzzi from his mid 80's collaboration with Charlie Haden and Sydney guitarist Jess Green goes tinkly tinkly on her new release.

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Feb 2, 2013. 5:05pm - 7:00pm
Feb 5, 2013. 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Feb 5, 2013. 9:00pm - 11:00pm

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Artist Biography


Template:Multiple issuesArthur "Art" Blakey (October 11, 1919 – October 16, 1990), known later as Abdullah Ibn Buhaina, was an American Grammy Award-winning jazz drummer and bandleader.Along with Kenny Clarke and Max Roach, Blakey was one of the inventors of the modern bebop style of drumming. He is known as a powerful musician; his brand of bluesy, funky hard bop was and continues to be...

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