Just Coolin by Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers



A never-before-released studio album by Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers recorded at Rudy Van Gelder’s Hackensack, New Jersey studio on March 8, 1959, and featuring the legendary drummer—whose centennial is being celebrated this year—along with trumpeter Lee Morgan, tenor saxophonist Hank Mobley, pianist Bobby Timmons, and bassist Jymie Merritt. The 6-song set includes 2 previously unissued compositions: “Quick Trick” and “Jimerick.”

1Hipsippy BluesArt Blakey & The Jazz Messengers06:40
2Close Your EyesArt Blakey & The Jazz Messengers06:26
3JimerickArt Blakey & The Jazz Messengers06:22
4Quick TrickArt Blakey & The Jazz Messengers04:43
5M&MArt Blakey & The Jazz Messengers05:59
6Just Coolin'Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers08:43