In This Korner

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In This Korner
In This Korner.jpg
Live album by
RecordedMay 8, 1978
VenueKeystone Korner, San Francisco, California
LabelConcord Jazz
CJ 68
ProducerFrank Dorritie
Art Blakey and the Jazz Messengers chronology
In My Prime Vol. 2
In This Korner
Reflections in Blue

In This Korner is a live album by drummer Art Blakey and the Jazz Messengers recorded at the Keystone Korner in San Francisco in 1978 and released on the Concord Jazz label.[1][2]


Professional ratings
Review scores
Allmusic3/5 stars[3]
The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide4/5 stars[4]

Allmusic awarded the album 3 stars stating that "Although one of the lesser-known editions of The Jazz Messengers, the sextet featured on this Concord session could hold its own with its more acclaimed predecessors and successors".[3]

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by James Williams except where noted.

  1. Art Blakey Intro - 1:17
  2. "Pamela" (Bobby Watson) - 9:31
  3. "Unlimited" - 6:36
  4. "In This Korner" - 7:47
  5. "The Song Is You" (Oscar Hammerstein II, Jerome Kern) - 7:28
  6. "Dark Side, Light Side" (George Cables) - 10:11
  7. "1977 A.D." - 10:19 Bonus track on CD
  8. "Blue for Two" (Valery Ponomarev) - 7:33



  1. ^ Art Blakey discography accessed June 18, 2013
  2. ^ Art Blakey chronology accessed June 18, 2013
  3. ^ a b Yanow, S. Allmusic Review, accessed June 18, 2013
  4. ^ Swenson, J., ed. (1985). The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide. USA: Random House/Rolling Stone. p. 26. ISBN 0-394-72643-X.