Jazz Messengers Live in Italy

Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers

Italy, 1963

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Art Blakey’s “Jazz Messengers” are featured live in concert in Sanremo, Italy on March 23, 1963.

Following his time with Coltrane Reggie Workman worked closely with hard bop’s drum sensation Art Blakey, lending his innate abilities on double bass to the “Jazz Messengers” assembly.

His two years with the group beginning in 1962 would provide him musical experience unparalleled.


Freddie Hubbard, trumpet
Curtis Fuller, trombone
Wayne Shorter, sax
Cedar Walton, piano
Reggie Workman, bass
Art Blakey, drums

Set List:

1 “Children of the Night”
2 “Skylark”
3 “In the Wee Small Hours of the Morning”
4 “That Old Feeling”
5 “I Didn’t Know What Time It Was”
6 “Mosaic”


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