Thread: Art Blakey
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Old 08-23-2006, 05:52 PM
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Default Re: Art Blakey

Originally Posted by Womble
1) In a music listening class, we heard a piano trio recording with Art Blakey. It was about 6 or 7 minutes long, and Art basically didn't comp at all. All he did was play the standard ride pattern and the hats on 2 and 4. And my GOD the intensity he built up was ridiculous. His hi-hat was so damn cutting, I was almost in a trance by the end of it. It was phenomenal to listen to. The awful thing is, I can't remember what the track or album was, not even the name of the pianist.
Sounds like Moanin' on the album Moanin' written by the pianist Bobby Timmons.
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