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Studio album by Art Blakey and His Jazz Messengers with Sabu
Released 1957
Recorded May 13, 1957
New York City
Genre Jazz
Length 35:22
Label Jubilee
JG 1049
Producer Lee Kraft
Art Blakey and the Jazz Messengers chronology
Art Blakey's Jazz Messengers with Thelonious Monk

Cu-Bop is an album by drummer Art Blakey and The Jazz Messengers with conguero Sabu recorded in 1957 and originally released on the Jubilee label.[1][2]


Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars[3]

Allmusic awarded the album 3 stars.[3]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Woody N' You" (Dizzy Gillespie) - 6:10
  2. "Sakeena" (Art Blakey) - 11:55
  3. "Shorty" (Johnny Griffin) - 4:32
  4. "Dawn on the Harvest" (Charlie Shavers) - 12:45 [note: song title is listed as "Dawn on the Desert" on the actual record label]



  1. ^ Art Blakey discography accessed June 25, 2013
  2. ^ Art Blakey chronology accessed June 25, 2013
  3. ^ a b Allmusic listing, accessed June 25, 2013