One By One

Art Blakey’s Jazz Messengers

Japan – 1982

At times Art Blakey as been referred to as “The Tiger of Jazz” for his consistently fierce percussion approach.

In this performance his bassist Charles Fambrough plays an equally fundamental role in holding the All Star group together with the master.

Art Blakey’s “Jazz Messengers” perform in Japan in 1982.

Personnel:

Art Blakey, drums
Freddy Hubbard, trumpet
Terence Blanchard, trumpet
Donald Harrison, alto sax
Billy Pierce, tenor sax
John O’Neal, piano
Charles Fambrough, bass