Art Blakey

One of the key figures in modern jazz and the Hard Bop style of the 1950s. A driving drummer and inspiring leader of the Jazz Messengers, who showcased such talents as Horace Silver, Hank Mobley and Lee Morgan in the 1950s, up to Wynton Marsalis in the groupís latter years.

One of the true greats of modern jazz drumming.

Jazz Bands & Musicians:
Louis Armstrong
Bix Beiderbecke
Art Blakey
Cab Calloway
Nat King Cole
John Coltrane
Miles Davis
Bill Evans
Benny Goodman
Erskine Hawkins
Stan Kenton
Andy Kirk
Mills Blue Rhythm Band
Charles Mingus
Thelonious Sphere Monk
Bud Powell
Sonny Rollins
Art Tatum