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Studio album by Art Blakey and the Jazz Messengers
Released 1973
Recorded March 26–29, 1973
Studio Fantasy Studios, Berkley, California
Genre Jazz
Label Prestige
PR 10076
Producer Orrin Keepnews
Art Blakey and the Jazz Messengers chronology
In Walked Sonny
(1975)In Walked Sonny1975

Anthenagin is an album by drummer Art Blakey and The Jazz Messengers recorded in 1973 and released on the Prestige label.[1][2]


Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars[3]
The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide 3/5 stars[4]

Allmusic awarded the album 4½ stars stating "Despite Walton's occasional electric keyboards, this date returns to the feel of the earlier Jazz Messengers recordings".[3]

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Cedar Walton except where noted.

  1. "I'm Not So Sure" – 7:07
  2. "Love: For the One You Can't Have" (Woody Shaw) – 6:23
  3. "Fantasy in D" – 8:38
  4. "Anthenagin" – 11:56
  5. "Without a Song" (Vincent Youmans, Billy Rose, Edward Eliscu) – 5:35
  6. "Along Came Betty" (Benny Golson) – 6:06



  1. ^ Art Blakey discography accessed June 3, 2013
  2. ^ Art Blakey chronology accessed June 3, 2013
  3. ^ a b Yanow, S. Allmusic Review, accessed June 3, 2013
  4. ^ Swenson, J. (Editor) (1985). The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide. USA: Random House/Rolling Stone. p. 26. ISBN 0-394-72643-X.