The Witch Doctor (album)

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The Witch Doctor
Studio album by Art Blakey and the Jazz Messengers
Released 1967
Recorded March 14, 1961
Genre Jazz
Length 40:34
Label Blue Note
Producer Alfred Lion
Art Blakey and the Jazz Messengers chronology
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Professional ratings
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Allmusic 4/5 stars [1]

The Witch Doctor is an album by Art Blakey and his group The Jazz Messengers recorded on March 14, 1961 and released on the Blue Note label. It features performances by Blakey with Lee Morgan, Wayne Shorter, Bobby Timmons, and Jymie Merritt.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "The Witch Doctor" (Morgan) - 5:32
  2. "Afrique" (Morgan) - 6:58
  3. "Those Who Sit and Wait" (Shorter) - 5:54
  4. "A Little Busy" (Timmons) - 6:18
  5. "Joelle" (Shorter) - 5:13
  6. "Lost and Found" (Jordan) - 5:06
  7. "The Witch Doctor" [alternate take] (Morgan) - 5:33 Bonus track on CD
  • Recorded at Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, March 14, 1961

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Nastos, Michael G.. The Witch Doctor (album) at AllMusic