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Art Blakey & the Jazz Messengers: Free for All

Art Blakey & the Jazz Messengers: Free for All

Art Blakey & the Jazz Messengers' Free for All was recorded in February 1964 and released in July 1965. Only four tracks were recorded, two per side. And yet the album is one of the hard-bop sextet's finest and most ambitious works. The band is firing on all cylinders. The lineup in 1964 featured Blakey on ...

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Article: Multiple Reviews

OJC's Big Guns: Art Blakey, Cannonball Adderley, and Ron Carter

Read "OJC's Big Guns: Art Blakey, Cannonball Adderley, and Ron Carter" reviewed by C. Andrew Hovan


Although they were somewhat late to the vinyl renaissance game, Craft Records has made up for lost time by tapping a wide range of music. From the Latin strains of Fania Records to the so-called acid jazz that B3 organ masters churned out for Prestige Records in the late '60s, Craft boasts a huge vault that ...

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Article: Live Review

The Cookers at Dimitriou’s Jazz Alley

Read "The Cookers at Dimitriou’s Jazz Alley" reviewed by Jack Gold-Molina


The Cookers Dimitriou's Jazz Alley Seattle, Washington February 21, 2024 Veteran players The Cookers brought their long-established brand of avant-bop jazz to Dimitriou's Jazz Alley in jny: Seattle. The personnel included David Weiss and Eddie Henderson playing trumpet, alto saxophonist Donald Harrison, tenor saxophonist Craig Handy, pianist George Cables, Cecil McBee ...

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Article: Interview

Joe Lovano: Cleveland's Ultimate Jazz Titan

Read "Joe Lovano: Cleveland's Ultimate Jazz Titan" reviewed by Matthew Alec


Friday, June 24th, 2022, saxophonist Joe Lovano's group Sound Prints (alongside trumpeter and co-leader Dave Douglas) delivered a tour de force performance to spellbound audience members at the historic Mimi Ohio Theatre in Playhouse Square as a part of Cleveland's annual Tri-C JazzFest. Seasoned group interplay between drummer Rudy Royston, bassist Matt Penman, and pianist Leo ...

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Article: Radio & Podcasts

Lost & Found Recordings: Pepper Adams, Sheila Jordan, David S. Ware

Read "Lost & Found Recordings: Pepper Adams, Sheila Jordan, David S. Ware" reviewed by David Brown


This week, lost and found recordings featuring Monk & Coltrane's final tour together, a lost movie soundtrack from Monk, a Sheila Jordan album she doesn't remember making, and other lost and found studio and live recordings from Pepper Adams, Bill Dixon & Cecil Taylor, Harold Land, David S. Ware, Ella Fitzgerald, Tim Berne Snakeoil and more! ...

Results for pages tagged "Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers"...

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Drummer, David Cowan is a Los Angeles-based musician who is available for recording sessions, and live performances. He has performed with great musicians and performers including Brian McKnight, Howard Hewitt, Clark Terry, Les McCann, Ralph Peterson, Don Byron, Esperanza Spaulding, Jessica Vautor, The Boston Pops, Lalah Hathaway, Frank McComb, Shirley Caesar, Ali Woodson, Daryl Coley, Jennifer Holiday, Marilyn McCoo and Billy Davis Jr., The Fifth Dimension, Tom Coster, Abraham Laboriel Sr. Walter Beasley, Andre Ward, Errica Campbell (from gospel duo Mary Mary) and many more. Currently, David is promoting the latest release from his LA based Afro-Latin funk/Rock band One Tribe Nation!

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Article: Year in Review

Mike Jurkovic's Best Recordings of 2021

Read "Mike Jurkovic's Best Recordings of 2021" reviewed by Mike Jurkovic


Once again we give thanks to the artists that kept us real. Kept us sane. Kept us from going off the rails like the whole rest of the reality around us. Fortunately there was so much more than this. Here is the music that hit in a big way and that stays foremost on the radar. ...

News: Recording

Art Blakey: Flight to Tokyo

Art Blakey: Flight to Tokyo

In January 1961, Art Blakey and the Jazz Messengers were on their first tour of Japan. That year, the Messengers consisted of a tough bunch of signature players—Lee Morgan (tp), Wayne Shorter (ts), Bobby Timmons (p), Jymie Merritt (b) and Blakey (d). This particular line-up of Messengers had been together since early 1960, when they recorded ...

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News: Video / DVD

JoAnne Brackeen + Art Blakey

JoAnne Brackeen + Art Blakey

JoAnne Brackeen is a jazz pianist with thunderous talent. She's an original who soars as a soloist, in duets, in trios, quartets and beyond. Her hands hit the keyboard with enormous power and her churning style mixes abstraction, bop and hard bop, turning standards inside out and setting her own originals on fire. I love her ...


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