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Art Blakey and Horace Silver formed the Jazz Messengers in 1955 and co-led it. When Silver dropped out in the group's first year the group name was changed to Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers. Wayne Shorter was a long-standing member of the group, joining after the departure of Benny Golson, while other young musicians like Curtis Fuller, Donald Byrd, James 'Blood' Ulmer,Jymie Merritt, Hank Mobley, Freddie Hubbard,…

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  • Thsi man is a myth. His version of "A Night In Tunisia" is probably my favorite jazz music ever
  • ooh, lookie! Last.fm Suckler(tm) is able to tell what I'm listening to as I listen to it, but does not record it as a scrobble! They suck!
  • Epic
  • actually is a great thing, sakamichi no apollon is a beautiful tribute to jazz
  • loooooooooooooooooooool. art blakey in anime is a joke thing.
  • "really guys? an anime made you listen to Art Blakey?" what the fuck is your problem man. "hurr durr my precious jazz go away you otakus cuddle your life-size pillows hurr durr my jazz hurr"
  • Art Blakey is a madman
  • Haha, I'm watching Kids On The Slope now...I already knew Art , but seeing him in that anime is awesome anyway.....
  • Kids on the Slope introduced me to this masterpiece :) [9] and that's a good thing, because I never would of known about this amazing artist otherwise.

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