A portrait of Clifford Brown “Art Blakey Quintet at Birdland 1954″

Clifford Brown A portrait of Clifford Brown as he plays the trumpet during a Art Blakey Quintet performance at Birdland 1954 Photo Francis Wolff

A portrait of Clifford Brown as he plays the trumpet during a Art Blakey Quintet performance at Birdland 1954

Photo Francis Wolff

“Annoucement By Pee Wee Marquette” from A Night At Birdland, Vol. 1 [Live] by Art Blakey Quintet. Released: 1954


Art Blakey 1960

Art Blakey during the Jazz Messengers’ A Night In Tunisia session, Englewood Cliffs NJ, August 7 or 14 1960

Art Blakey during the Jazz Messengers’ A Night In Tunisia session, Englewood Cliffs NJ, August 7 or 14 1960

Photo Francis Wolff

Lee Morgan 1960

Lee Morgan with The Jazz Messengers at Jazz Gallery, August 1960

Photo Francis Wolff

Art Blakey Meet You at the Jazz Corner of the World  - 1960

Pee Wee Marquette close session

“The Theme” from Meet You at the Jazz Corner of the World Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers. Released: 1960