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Art Blakey (1919 – 1990), aka Abdullah Ibn Buhaina, was an American drummer and bandleader, one of the originators of bebop. The Jazz Messengers went through several incarnations over some 30 years, but was consistently associated with the development of young musicians who went on to forge successful careers in their own right.

The line up on this energetic LP were together from 1959- 1961.

Art Blakey- drums
Lee Morgan- trumpet
Wayne Shorter- tenor sax
Jymie Merritt- bass

Bobby Timmons- piano