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Art Blakey Drums Solo on Blues March

Soloist
Art Blakey
Drums
Tune
Blues March
by Benny Golson
Album
Moanin'
Art Blakey and the Jazz Messengers
Released 1959
Recording
Blues March
Art Blakey and the Jazz Messengers
Recorded 1958

Drums KeyB♭ major
Concert KeyB♭ major
Duration19s
Choruses0.83
Tempo (BPM)137
FormBlues - 12 bars
Meter4/4
FeelMarch

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From 2:08 to 2:27


For some reason, Blakey takes a 10 bar solo over this 12 bar blues form. It might be more of an interlude than a solo.

Art Blakey was 38 to 39 years old at the time


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