Art Blakey

Art Blakey
1919 - 1990

Art Blakey  American Drummer


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American Drummer Art Blakey was born Arthur Blakey on 11th October, 1919 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania United States and passed away on 16th Oct 1990 New York City, New York, USA aged 71. She is most remembered for Acclaimed American Jazz Drummer and Bandleader; Jazz Messengers. Her zodiac sign is Libra.

Art Blakey is a member of the following lists: Columbia Records artists, Converts to Islam and Cancer deaths in New York.


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First Name Art
Last Name Blakey
Full Name at Birth Arthur Blakey
Alternative Name Abdullah Ibn Buhaina, Bu (nickname), The Old Man (nickname)
Age 71 (age at death) years
Birthday 11th October, 1919
Birthplace Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania United States
Died 16th October, 1990
Place of Death New York City, New York, USA
Cause of Death Lung Cancer
Buried Cremated
Zodiac Sign Libra
Ethnicity Black
Nationality American
Occupation Text Musician, bandleader
Occupation Drummer
Claim to Fame Acclaimed American Jazz Drummer and Bandleader; Jazz Messengers
Music Genre (Text) Jazz, hard bop, bebop
Music Genre Jazz
Year(s) Active 1942–1990
Music Style Hard Bop, Bop
Music Mood Cathartic, Confident, Rousing, Rollicking, Playful, Boisterous, Energetic, Sophisticated, Visceral, Earthy, Passionate, Freewheeling, Complex, Fiery, Intense, Nocturnal, Literate, Aggressive, Elegant, Stylish
Instrument Drums, Leader
Instrument (text) Drums, percussion
Record Label Blue Note
Associated Acts Horace Silver, Freddie Hubbard, Benny Golson, Curtis Fuller, Cedar Walton, Wynton Marsalis, Chick Corea, Johnny Griffin, Kenny Dorham, Donald Byrd, Hank Mobley, Bobby Timmons, Lee Morgan, Wayne Shorter, Thelonious Monk, Dizzy Gillespie
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Arthur Blakey (October 11, 1919 – October 16, 1990) was an American jazz drummer and bandleader. He was briefly known as Abdullah Ibn Buhaina after he briefly converted to Islam in the late 1940s.

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Art Blakey71 LibraDrummer
Billy Eckstine78 CancerVocalist


Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers Live in '582006Band Leader, MusicianMovie
Vesnici dzeza: Art Blackey, Benny Green1988DrumsTV Movie
The Cosby Show1984DrummerTV Show
Jazz Is Our Religion1972Movie


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