Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers. Caravan (LP, Album, RE, 180). Universal Music Group International, Original Jazz Classics, Riverside Records. 0888072357785, OJC-038, RS 9438. Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers. Caravan (6xFile, MP3, Album, RE, 320). OJCCD-038-2, RLP-9438. Caravan (CD, Album, RE, RM). Original Jazz Classics, Riverside Records.
By the time that jazz ussionist Art Blakey and his Jazz Messengers began recording for Riverside in the fall of 1962, Blakey had already been the spiritual center of the group for nearly 15 years. The unprecedented caliber of performers who had already passed through the revolving-door personnel reads like a who's who of 20th century jazz.
Album · 1961 · 8 Songs. Standard Time, Vol. 3: The Resolution of Romance. Chet Baker In New York (Remastered). Latin American Suite. Duke Ellington and His Orchestra.
Jazz Messengers!!!!! is a 1961 jazz album released by Art Blakey & the Jazz Messengers for Impulse! Records. Expanding to a sextet for the first time, it was the group's final recording with Bobby Timmons, who would be replaced by Cedar Walton. There is only one original; the rest are standards that have not been overdone. À la Mode" (Curtis Fuller) - 6:40.
The Jazz Messengers were an influential jazz combo that existed for over thirty-five years beginning in the early 1950s as a collective, and ending when long-time leader and founding drummer Art Blakey died in 1990. Blakey led or co-led the group from the outset. Art Blakey" and "Jazz Messengers" became synonymous over the years, though Blakey did lead non-Messenger recording sessions and played as a sideman for other groups throughout his career.