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Art Blakely & Lee Morgan

“Jazz 625”

Art Blakey’s Jazz Messengers are featured in London on a 1965 episode of “Jazz 625.”


Lee Morgan, trumpet
John Gilmore, tenor sax
John Hicks, piano
Victor Sproles, bass
Art Blakey, drums

On this date the “Jazz Messengers” include, Sun Ra devotee, John Gilmore.

The British TV show “Jazz 625” ran on BBC for two years from April 1964 to August 1966, originally hosted by Steve Race.