Description: "Previously unissued 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 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 ¼” tape reels."

Description: "Previously unissued 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 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 ¼” tape reels."

602435952857

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Format: CD
Label: Blue Note
Rel. Date: 11/05/2021
UPC: 602435952857

First Flight to Tokyo: The Lost 1961 Recordings
Artist: Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers
Format: CD
New: Available $24.98
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Available Formats and Editions

DISC: 1

1. Now's The Time
2. Moanin'
3. Blues March
4. The Theme
5. Dat Dere
6. 'Round About Midnight
7. Now's The Time
8. A Night In Tunisia
9. The Theme

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Description: "Previously unissued 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 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 ¼” tape reels."