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Roots & Herbs

Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers

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"... contains some of the best Jazz Messenger work of the period ..."
- All About Jazz

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1
Ping Pong
Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers
7:10
2
Roots And Herbs
Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers
6:06
3
The Back Sliders
Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers
7:51
4
United
Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers
7:28
5
Look At The Birdie
Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers
6:45
6
Master Mind
Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers
6:54
Total Playing Time    42:14
"... one of the Messengers strongest line ups ..."
- LondonJazzCollector

Drummer Art Blakey was so prolific his record label held this album back for nine years because of the glut of Blakey music already on the market when this was recorded in 1961. The version of the Jazz Messengers on this album includes an all-star lineup of Blakey on drums, Lee Morgan on trumpet, Bobby Timmins and Walter Davis, Jr. on piano and bassist Jymie Merritt. Tenor sax player Wayne Shorter wrote all the songs and plays sax on the album, which also features interesting, alternate versions of The Back Sliders, Ping Pong and United.
192 kHz / 24-bit and 96 kHz / 24-bit PCM – Blue Note Records Studio Masters

This album is a high-resolution digital transfer of material originating from an analogue master source. It may contain noise, distortion or other artifacts, and may also contain audio which is limited in bandwidth or dynamic range, due to the technology available at the time of its production. As such, it is offered as a high-resolution documentation of a historical release.

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