This is one of Art Blakey's best albums, and that's saying a lot because Bu has had some superb musicians in his Jazz Messengers. Moanin’ ist ein Jazz-Album von Art Blakey und seinem Quintett The Jazz Messengers, das am 30. Recorded in 1958 by jazz drummer Art Blakey and his Jazz Messengers, this has to be one of the greatest albums ever recorded. He’d taken full control of the Jazz Messengers—a proving ground for immensely talented young guns who would become some of jazz's biggest names—in 1956, a few years after he co-founded the group with pianist Horace Silver. The title selection is a pure tuneful melody stewed in a bluesy shuffle penned by pianist Bobby Timmons, while tenor saxophonist Benny Golson's classy, slowed "Along Came Betty" and the static, militaristic "Blues March" will always have a home in the repertoire of every student or professional jazz band. Moanin' includes some of the greatest music Blakey produced in the studio with arguably his very best band. Moanin' includes some of the greatest music Blakey produced in the studio with arguably his very best band. There are three tracks that are immortal and will always stand the test of time. "Moanin'" is a composition by Bobby Timmons, first recorded by Art Blakey's band the Jazz Messengers for the 1958 album of the same title that was released by Blue Note Records. Sublime. Warm-Up and Dialogue Between Lee and Rudy, The Drum Thunder Suite: First Theme: Drum Thunder/Second Theme: Cry a Blue. 1959 Preview Editors' Notes In the latter half of the '50s, drummer Art Blakey seemed to be searching for a certain sound and mood. Amazing. If you’re unfamiliar with FLAC files we suggest that you download the WAV files instead. has the most subtle of melody lines, and "Drum Thunder Suite" has Blakey's quick blasting tom-tom-based rudiments reigning on high as the horns sigh, leading to hard bop. Es gilt als eines der bahnbrechenden Alben des Hard Bop Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers* ‎– Moanin' Label: Music Matters Ltd. ‎– MMBST-84003, Universal Music Special Markets ‎– B0020563-01, Blue Note ‎– ST-84003 Moanin' includes some of the greatest music Blakey produced in the studio with arguably his very best band. Among all of the "definitives" and "Tone Poet" releases in my collection, this one stands head and shoulders above the rest. On Moanin', he's at the top of his game, laying down some solid rhythms behind Lee Morgan, Benny Golson, Bobby Timmons and Jymie Merritt. "Come Rain or Come Shine" is the piece that commands the most attention, a highly modified, lilting arrangement where the accompanying staggered, staccato rhythms contrast the light-hearted refrains. I have not heard the non-SRX "Definitive Vinyl Reissue" of "Moanin'," but I can say that this version is extraordinary. 1958 Preview Editors' Notes In the latter half of the '50s, drummer Art Blakey seemed to be searching for a certain sound and mood. Blue Note The Definitive Vinyl Reissue Series, Buy Vinyl. Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers – Moanin’ ... FLAC files do NOT work in iTunes/Apple Music players or on most portable music players without additional software. Recorded in 1958 by jazz drummer Art Blakey and his Jazz Messengers, this has to be one of the greatest albums ever recorded. From the 9 minute opener Moanin', through the stupendous Drum Thunder Suite to the original album closer Come Rain Or shine, this … But still, this one is brilliant. Moanin' (originally titled Art Blakey and the Jazz Messengers) is a jazz album by Art Blakey and the Jazz Messengers recorded in 1958 for the Blue Note label and released in 1959. There are three tracks that are immortal and will always stand the test of time. I can't imagine it sounding better. His fellow Messengers, in addition to Blakey, were bassist Jymie Merritt, tenor saxophonist Benny Golson, and trumpeter Lee Morgan, who virtually stole the show with his bold, swaggering solo. Blakey shines on the "Drum Thunder Suite" and "Blues March", both written by Golson. "Moanin'" was written by pianist Bobby Timmons, who was a member of Art Blakey's Jazz Messengers when they recorded it in 1958. "Are You Real?" From the 9 minute opener Moanin', through the stupendous Drum Thunder Suite to the original album closer Come Rain Or shine, this … There are three tracks that are immortal and will always stand the test of time. Editors’ Notes In the latter half of the '50s, drummer Art Blakey seemed to be searching for a certain sound and mood. Oktober 1958 aufgenommen und im Januar 1959 veröffentlicht wurde. This has become a reference recording for my system. Song Of The Day: Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers ‘Moanin” April 6, 2014 ; Today we turn our attention to drummer and band leader Art Blakey. Certainly a complete and wholly satisfying album, Moanin' ranks with the very best of Blakey and what modern jazz offered in the late '50s and beyond. The title selection is a pure tuneful melody stewed in a bluesy shuffle penned by pianist Bobby Timmons, while tenor saxophonist Benny Golson 's classy, slowed "Along Came Betty" and the static, militaristic "Blues March… Of course, it helps that it is an iconic release in the first place.