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On This Day in Jazz History

March 6, 1960: Art Blakey hits "The Big Beat" for Blue Note Records.

Art Blakey hits Added: 2008-03-05 The Jazz Messengers lineup of Lee Morgan, Wayne Shorter, Bobby Timmons, Jymie Merritt, and Art Blakey record The Big Beat.

Tracks:

  • The Chess Players
  • Sakeena's Vision
  • Politely
  • Dat Dere
  • Lester Left Town
  • It's Only A Paper Moon

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