Au Club St. Germain

Art Blakey and the Jazz Messengers

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Format: 3LP

Cat No: VNL22653

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Format Details:

Release Date:  02 August 2024

Label:  Ermitage

Packaging Type:  Gate Fold Vinyl

No of Units:  3

Barcode:  3770024956535

Genres:  Jazz  Hard Bop  

  • Description

    Art Blakey and the Jazz Messengers' tremendous concert at Club Saint Germain in Paris on December 21, 1958. This record presents the complete set and is produced as a three LP gatefold album with each vinyl one of three different colours: blue, white and red, representing the French flag. Au Club Saint Germain it's a memorable record and winner of numerous awards including the prestigious Grand Prix du Disque in 1959 from the Academie Charles Cros. Art Blakey and his Jazz Messengers are here with Lee Morgan on trumpet, Benny Golson on saxophone, Bobby Timmons on piano and Jymie Merrit on double bass. Drummer Kenny Clarke was living in Paris at the time and joined the group for the songs "A Night in Tunisia" and "Ending with the Theme" resulting in a session that will go down in jazz history!

  • Tracklisting

      Disc 1

      Side 1

      • 1. Politely
      • 2. Whisper Not

      Side 2

      • 1. Now's the Time
      • 2. The First Theme

      Disc 2

      Side 1

      • 1. Moanin' with Hazel
      • 2. We Named It Justice

      Side 2

      • 1. Blue March for Europe, N* 1
      • 2. Like Someone In Love

      Disc 3

      Side 1

      • 1. Along Came Manon
      • 2. Out of the Past

      Side 2

      • 1. A Night in Tunisia
      • 2. Ending with the Theme