Friday, December 7, 2012

Art Blakey's Jazz Messengers 1958 - Paris Olympia

The mighty Art Blakey's Jazz Messengers caught live in Paris during their 1958 sojourn at the City of Light. You will be hard-pressed to find a more satisfying live hard bop set than this one.


1. Just By Myself (Golson)
2. I Remember Clifford (Golson)
3. Are You Real(Golson)
4. Moanin' Timmons)
5. Justice(Monk)
6. Blues March(Golson)
7. Whisper Not(Golson)


Lee Morgan tp
Benny Golson ts
Bobby Timmons p
Jymie Merritt b
Art Blakey d

Recorded at "L'Olympia", Paris, France, November 22, 1958 (Tracks 1, 2, 3) and December 17, 1958 (Tracks 4, 5, 6, 7)

Originally released by Fontana (F) 608 202 (LP) and Fontana 460 642 (EP)


d3lta said...

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neil said...

Many thanks for the opportunity to upgrade...

Fernando said...

Lee Morgan solo on this Moanin' version is even better than the studio version. Thanks!

TS said...

Not a surprise given that crew.
Very thanks.