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Rabble Without A Cause
Wednesday August 28th, 2019 with Bruce Walton
Blakey's men, part 1

2019 marks the 100th anniversary of the birth of Art Blakey, a key figure in the history of jaz zdrumming and, more importantly for this program, leader for 35 years of the Jazz messengers, finishing school/graduate seminar for young musicians, many of whom went on to significant solo careers. Tonight we listen to nine of those musicians.
My Old Flame
Kenny Dorham - Jazz Contrasts (1957)
116th and Lennox
Jackie McLean - Swing, Swang, Swingin' (1959)
Johhny Griffin & Eddie 'Lockjaw' davis - Tough Tenors (1960)
This Here
Bobby Timmons - This Here Is Bobby Timons (1960)
My Groove Your Move
Hank Mobley - Roll Call (1960)
Face Of The Deep
Wayne Shorter - The All-Seeing Eye (1966)
Blood Count
Bobby Watson - No Question About It (1988)
Blues For Buhaina
Cedar Walton Sextet - The Art Blakey Legacy (live, 1993)
Tiny Capers
Benny Golson - Up Jumped Benny (live, 1996)
Interactive CKCU