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Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers - First Flight To Tokyo: The Lost 1961 Recordings


Blue Note



Product No.:
ABLU 72801
UPC: 602435952864
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180 Gram Vinyl Record

No. of Discs: 2

180 Gram LP

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180-gram double LP, never-before released!

Includes six collector postcards

Pressed at RTI

Plus 16-page insert with rare photos, essays, exclusive interviews and more!

Mastered by Bernie Grundman from original 1/4-inch reels discovered by co-producer Zev Feldman

A previously unreleased live recording of drum legend Art Blakey with a classic line-up of the Jazz Messengers,
featuring trumpeter Lee Morgan, tenor saxophonist Wayne Shorter, pianist Bobby Timmons, and bassist Jymie
Merritt. It was captured on January 14, 1961, at Hibiya Public Hall in Tokyo during the band's first-ever tour of Japan. Co-produced by Zev Feldman and David Weiss, the audio was newly transferred from the original 1/4" tape reels.

Side A
1. Now’s the Time

Side B
1. Moanin’
2. Blues March
3. The Theme

Side C
1. Dat Dere
2. ‘Round About Midnight

Side D
1. Now’s the Time – Version 2
2. A Night in Tunisia
3. The Theme – Version 2

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