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This Date in Music – October 11, 1919 Jazz Drummer Art Blakey was born!! Album of the Day – Indestuctible!

So among today’s birthdays is the great Art Blakey.(October 11, 1919 – October 16, 1990)  In honor of his birthday, I listened to the 1965 release Indestructible_ArtBlakeyfrom Art & the Jazz Messengers,  Indestructible. As I listened to the album, I kept thinking how great the trumpet was, after listening I discovered that the trumpet player was Lee  Morgan and the saxophone player was Wayne Shorter. others playing on the album include: pianist Cedar Walton,  Curtis Fuller on trombone, and bassist Reggie Workman.  Thom Jurek at AllMusic writes this about the album:

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