October
11th 2013
Jazz Messengers on The Jazz Session

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bernie_blakey

Drummer Art Blakey would have been 94 today. Blakey is most famous for leading The Jazz Messengers, a band through whose ranks passed many of the great names in jazz. I’ve been fortunate to interview many former Messengers. Click on a name below to hear the interview. Oh, and the photo above is of my son Bernie in about 2004 or so, wearing a hat given to him by Art Blakey’s sister.

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