The Record Collection

Art Blakey: Orgy in Rhythm – vols 1&2 (1957)

Blue Note ST-56586

Track list:

vol 1:
01 – Buhaina Chant
02 – Ya Ya
03 – Toffi
04 – Split Skins
vol 2:
05 – Amuck
06 – Elephant Walk
07 – Come Out And Meet Me Tonight
08 – Abdallah’s Delight

Personnel:

Art Blakey, Arthur Taylor – drums
Jo Jones, ‘Specs’ Wright – drums, timpani
Sabu – bongos, timbales
‘Potato’ Valdez, Jose Valiente – congas
Ubaldo Nieto – timbales
Evilio Quintero – Cencerro, Maracas, Tree Log
Herbie Mann – flute
Ray Bryant – piano
Wendell Marshall – bass

Recorded at Manhattan Towers, New York City on March 7, 1957

Produced by Alfred Lion
Recorded by Rudy van Gelder

Cover Design: Harold Feinstein
Cover Photograph, Liner Photographs From The Session: Francis Wolff

Re-issue Producer – Michael Cuscuna
Cover re-design – Patrick Roques

Issued for the first time in stereo, except #05, the final tune of the session, which was recorded only in mono.

Originally issued on BLP 1554 & 1555 as Volumes One and Two.

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