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A tribute To Art Blakey

ma 18 maart 21:30
Dit concert heeft reeds plaatsgevonden
Adres: 's-Gravendijkwal 127 - Rotterdam
 A tribute To Art Blakey


Art Blakey, born as Abdullah Ibn Buhaina on October 11, 1919, was an American jazz drummer and bandleader. He is best known for his role as the leader of the Jazz Messengers, a group that served as a springboard for many young jazz musicians who went on to become prominent figures in the jazz world.\nBlakey’s drumming style was characterized by its power, energy, and inventiveness. He was known for his ability to drive a band with his propulsive rhythms and dynamic playing. As a bandleader, Blakey was instrumental in shaping the hard bop style of jazz, which emerged in the 1950s as a response to the cooler, more cerebral approach of the earlier bebop movement.\nThroughout his career, Blakey mentored and nurtured numerous young musicians, including such jazz luminaries as Wayne Shorter, Freddie Hubbard, Lee Morgan, Benny Golson, and Wynton Marsalis, among many others.\nArt Blakey’s contributions to jazz music are widely recognized, and he remains a revered figure in the history of the genre. He passed away on October 16, 1990, but his legacy continues to influence generations of jazz musicians.

Expected songs : \n1. Moanin’ 2. Along Came Betty 3. Ugetsu 4. Are You Real 5. Alamode 6. Witch Hunt 7. A Night In Tunisia


Daniel Clason - trompet
Pablo Cruz -
Daniel Bulatkin - toetsen
Arjun Ramdas - contrabas
Gregory Eric Smith - drums