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Art Blakey JAZZ MESSENGERS Vinyl Record - 180 Gram Pressing

$72.49
Art Blakey JAZZ MESSENGERS Vinyl Record - 180 Gram Pressing
(2-LP set) the very first edition of Art Blakey's Jazz Messengers was unfortunately short-lived, and as excellent as they were collectively, it was the beginning of a trend for the members of this group to come and go. Unknown to Blakey at the time, he would become a champion for bringing talent from the high minor leagues to full-blown Jazz-star status, starting with this band featuring Detroit trumpeter Donald Byrd, East coast tenor saxophonist Hank Mobley, and pianist Horace Silver, a Jazz legend ever after. This double vinyl LP version is an expanded edition, including five extra cuts. There's a first and second take of the calypso shuffle-to-bop "Carol's Interlude," first versions of the original bopper "Weird-O," standards "Ill Wind" and "The Late Show," and the studio version of Mobley's "Deciphering the Message," sporting a scattered, tangential melody that was never previously available, but now is on this recording. 180 gram mono vinyl.

180 Gram Audiophile pressing
This record is pressed onto 180 grams of black audiophile grade vinyl. The heavier weight steadies the record and ensures consistency in pressing and promises the highest fidelity reproduction of the source recording.

Protection
Each record is protected within its record sleeve by a white vellum anti-dust sleeve.

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