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A Tribute to Art Blakey and the Jazz Messengers

Label: Blue Note Records
Released: 2017
Track listing: Moanin'; Night In Tunisia; Politely; The Drum Thunder Suite.

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Tony Allen: A Tribute to Art Blakey and the Jazz Messengers

Read "A Tribute to Art Blakey and the Jazz Messengers" reviewed by Mark Sullivan


Legendary Nigerian drummer Tony Allen is an Afrobeat pioneer best known for his tenure as musical director for Fela Kuti. American jazz was an early influence, and he pays tribute to hard bop icon drummer Art Blakey and his band Jazz Messengers here. In a way this is full circle, as Blakey was greatly influenced by ...


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