A Jazz Hour with Art Blakey's Jazz Messengers: Blues March

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A Jazz Hour with Art Blakey's Jazz Messengers: Blues March
Studio album by Art Blakey
Released 1961
Genre Jazz
Label Movieplay records
Art Blakey chronology
A Day with Art Blakey and the Jazz Messengers, Vol. 2
(1961)
A Jazz Hour with Art Blakey's Jazz Messengers: Blues March
(1961)
The African Beat
(1961)

A Jazz Hour with Art Blakey's Jazz Messengers: Blues March is a 1961 LP release by Art Blakey & the Jazz Messengers for Movieplay records.

It is a rare session for the small Movieplay imprint featuring Jazz Messengers staple "Along Came Betty" along with two Shorter tunes, among them a less prevalent version of "Lester Left Town."

Track listing[edit]

  1. "The Summit" (Shorter) — 8:41
  2. "Along Came Betty" (Golson) — 8:41
  3. "Lester Left Town" (Shorter) — 12:32
  4. "Blues March" (Golson) — 10:21
  5. "Nellie Bly" (Shorter) — 11:41
  6. "It's Only a Paper Moon" (Arlen, Harburg, Rose) — 11:22

Personnel[edit]