The Jazz Messengers & Art Blakey - The Big Beat
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1960 Ratings: #9
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1960 / Release Date
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Otra formidable sesion jazzistica. Destaco "It's Only a Paper Moon", que tiene partes de boogie-woogie


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Art Blakey and the Jazz Messengers' The Big Beat is an exciting and well-crafted album that features some of the best jazz musicians of the time. The title track is an uptempo number that will get your toes tapping, while "Moanin'" is a bluesy ballad that will make you feel the pain and longing in the lyrics. "A Night in Tunisia" is a high-energy tune that will get you moving, and ... read more

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Track List

  1. The Chess Players
  2. Sakeena's Vision
  3. Politely
  4. Dat Dere
  5. Lester Left Town
  6. It's Only A Paper Moon
  7. It's Only A Paper Moon (Alternative Take)
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Added on: July 17, 2017