Archive release. A never-before-released studio album by Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers recorded at Rudy Van Gelder's Hackensack, New Jersey studio on March 8, 1959, and featuring the legendary drummer - whose centennial is being celebrated this year - along with trumpeter Lee Morgan, tenor saxophonist Hank Mobley, pianist Bobby Timmons, and bassist Jymie Merritt. The six-song set includes two previously unissued compositions: 'Quick Trick' and 'Jimerick'.
Art Blakey, "Just Coolin'"
Blue Note Records