Art Blakey

amerikansk jazztrumslagare

Arthur "Art" Blakey, född 11 oktober 1919 i Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, död 16 oktober 1990 i New York i New York, var en amerikansk jazztrumslagare. Han ledde jazzgruppen The Jazz Messengers.

Art Blakey
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Blakey 1985
Född11 oktober 1919
Död16 oktober 1990 (71 år)
DödsortNew York, USA USA
BakgrundPittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA USA
År som aktiv1942-90
SkivbolagBlue Note
Relaterade artisterArt Blakey & the Jazz Messengers
Art Blakey Quartet
Art Blakey Quintet
Art Blakey & the Afrocuban Boys
WebbplatsOfficiell webbplats

Blakey hade som ung trummis den legendariske Chick Webb som mentor och lärare. Blakey spelade tillsammans med ett stort antal välkända jazzmusiker, bland andra Charlie Parker, Clifford Brown, Dizzy Gillespie, Sarah Vaughan, Wayne Shorter, Hank Mobley och Cannonball Adderley.


  • 1953Art Blakey & the Jazz Messengers (Birdland)
  • 1954A Night at Birdland Vol. 1 (Blue Note)
  • 1954A Night at Birdland Vol. 2 (Blue Note)
  • 1954A Night at Birdland Vol. 3 (Blue Note)
  • 1954Blakey with the Jazz Messengers (EmArcy)
  • 1954Jazz Messages (Jazztone)
  • 1955At the Cafe Bohemia, Vol. 1 (Blue Note)
  • 1955At the Cafe Bohemia, Vol. 2 (Blue Note)
  • 1956Art Blakey with the Original Jazz Messengers (Columbia)
  • 1956Drum Suite (Columbia)
  • 1956Hard Bop (Columbia)
  • 1956Hard Drive (Bethlehem)
  • 1956Originally (Columbia)
  • 1956Sessions Live: Art Blakey and the Jazz Messengers (Calliope)
  • 1957A Night in Tunisia (RCA/Bluebird)
  • 1957Art Blakey & His Rhythm (Columbia)
  • 1957Art Blakey & the Jazz Messengers (Bethlehem)
  • 1957Art Blakey & the Jazz Messengers Live (Calliope)
  • 1957Art Blakey Big Band (Bethlehem)
  • 1957Art Blakey/John Handy: Messages (Roulette)
  • 1957Cu-Bop (Jubilee)
  • 1957Dawn on the Desert (Jubilee)
  • 1957Jazz Messengers Play Lerner and Loewe (VIK)
  • 1957Midnight Session (Savoy)
  • 1957Mirage (Savoy)
  • 1957Once Upon a Groove (Blue Note)
  • 1957Orgy in Rhythm, Vol. 1 (Blue Note)
  • 1957Orgy in Rhythm, Vol. 2 (Blue Note)
  • 1957Reflections on Buhania (Elektra)
  • 1957Ritual: The Modern Jazz Messengers (Blue Note)
  • 1957Second Edition 1957 (Bluebird/RCA)
  • 1957Theory of Art (Bluebird/RCA)
  • 19581958: Paris Olympia (Fontana)
  • 1958Art Blakey's Jazz Messengers with Thelonious Monk (Atlantic)
  • 1958Au Club Saint-Germain, Vols. 1-3 (RCA)
  • 1958Des Femmes Disparaissent (Fontana)
  • 1958Drums Around the Corner (Blue Note)
  • 1958Holiday for Skins, Vol. 1 (Blue Note)
  • 1958Holiday for Skins, Vol. 2 (Blue Note)
  • 1958Live in Holland (Bandstand)
  • 1958Moanin' (Blue Note)
  • 1958Olympia Concert: Art Blakey's Jazz Messengers (Universal)
  • 1958Paris 1958 (Bluebird/RCA)
  • 1959Africaine (Blue Note)
  • 1959At the Jazz Corner of the World Vol. 1 (Blue Note)
  • 1959At the Jazz Corner of the World Vol. 2 (Blue Note)
  • 1959Les Liaisons Dangereuses (Polygram)
  • 1959Live in Copenhagen (Royal)
  • 1959Live in Stockholm (Dragon)
  • 1959Paris Concert: Art Blakey and the Jazz Messengers (Portrait)
  • 1959Paris Jam Session (EmArcy)
  • 1960A Night in Tunisia (Blue Note)
  • 1960Lausanne 1960, Pt. 1 (TCB)
  • 1960Like Someone in Love (Blue Note)
  • 1960Live in Stockholm (Dragon)
  • 1960Meet You at the Jazz Corner of the World, Vol. 1 (Blue Note)
  • 1960Meet You at the Jazz Corner of the World, Vol. 2 (Blue Note)
  • 1960Swiss Radio Days Jazz Series, Vol. 6: Lausanne 1960, 2nd Set (TCB)
  • 1960The Big Beat (Blue Note)
  • 1961A Day with Art Blakey and the Jazz Messengers, Vol. 1 & 2 (Eastwind)
  • 1961A Jazz Hour with Art Blakey's Jazz Messengers: Blues March (Movieplay)
  • 1961Art Blakey!!!!! Jazz Messengers!!!!! (Impulse!)
  • 1961Live: Olympia 5-13-61, Pt. 1 (Trema)
  • 1961Live: Olympia 5-13-61, Pt. 2 (Trema)
  • 1961Live: Olympia 5-13-61, Pt. 3 (Trema)
  • 1961Mosaic (Blue Note)
  • 1961Paris Jazz Concert (RTÉ)
  • 1961Pisces (Blue Note)
  • 1961Roots & Herbs (Blue Note)
  • 1961The Freedom Rider (Blue Note)
  • 1961The Witch Doctor (Blue Note)
  • 1962The African Beat (Blue Note)
  • 1962Thermo (Milestone)
  • 1962Three Blind Mice (Blue Note)
  • 1963Buhaina's Delight (Blue Note)
  • 1963Caravan (Riverside)
  • 1963Ugetsu (Riverside)
  • 1964A Jazz Message (Impulse!)
  • 1964Blues Bag (Affinity)
  • 1964Free for All (Blue Note)
  • 1964Indestructible (Blue Note)
  • 1964Kyoto (Riverside)
  • 1964 – 'S Make It (Limelight)
  • 1964Selections from the Film: Golden Boy (Colpix)
  • 1965Soul Finger (Limelight)
  • 1966Buttercorn Lady (Limelight)
  • 1966Hold On, I'm Coming (Limelight)
  • 1966Tough! (Cadet)
  • 1968Art Blakey Live! (Trip)
  • 1970Art Blakey & the Jazz Messengers (Catalyst)
  • 1971For Minors Only (WestWind)
  • 1973Anthenagin (Prestige)
  • 1973Buhaina (Prestige)
  • 1976Backgammon (Roulette)
  • 1976Percussion Discussion (MCA)
  • 1977Gypsy Folk Tales (Roulette)
  • 1977In My Prime, Vol. 1 (Timeless)
  • 1978In This Korner (Concord Jazz)
  • 1978Live Messengers (inspelad 1954, 1961, 1962) (Blue Note)
  • 1978Reflections in Blue (Timeless)
  • 1979A Night in Tunisia (1979) (Polygram)
  • 1979One by One (Palcoscenico)
  • 1980Art Blakey in Sweden (Evidence)
  • 1980Jazzbuhne Berlin '80 (Repertoire)
  • 1980Live (Kingdom Jazz)
  • 1980Live at Montreux and Northsea (Timeless)
  • 1981Album of the Year (Timeless)
  • 1981Killer Joe: Art Blakey & George Kawaguchi (Storyville)
  • 1981Straight Ahead (Concord Jazz)
  • 1982Art Blakey & the All Star Messengers (RCA)
  • 1982Keystone 3 (Concord Jazz)
  • 1982Oh, by the Way (Timeless)
  • 1983Aurex Jazz Festival '83 (East World)
  • 1984New York Scene (Concord Jazz)
  • 1984Super Live (Baystate)
  • 1985Blue Night (Timeless)
  • 1985Buhaina: The Continuing Message (Affinity)
  • 1985Dr. Jeckyl (Evidence)
  • 1985Farewell (Paddle Wheel)
  • 1985Hard Champion (Evidence)
  • 1985Live at Kimball's (Concord Jazz)
  • 1985Live at Ronnie Scott's (DRG)
  • 1985Live at Sweet Basil (GNP)
  • 1985New Year's Eve at Sweet Basil (Evidence)
  • 1986Feeling Good (Delos)
  • 1988I Get a Kick out of Bu (Soul Note)
  • 1988Not Yet (Soul Note)
  • 1988Standards (Paddle Wheel)
  • 1989Feel the Wind (Timeless)
  • 1989The Art of Jazz: Live in Leverkusen (In + Out)
  • 1990Chippin' In (Timeless)
  • 1990One for All (A&M)


  • 1983Jazz at the Smithsonian
  • 1986At Ronnie Scott's London (Video)
  • 1995The Jazz Messenger (Video/DVD)
  • 1998Art Blakey's Jazz Messengers
  • 2001Jazz Life, Vol. 2
  • 2003Modern Jazz at the Village Vanguard
  • 2003Live from Ronnie Scott's (DVD)
  • 2003Live at the Smithsonian
  • 2004Live at Village Vanguard

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