The Record Collection

Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers: Moanin’ (1958)

Blue Note BLP/BST 4003
Blue Note 95324

Track list:

01 – Warm-Up and Dialogue between Lee and Rudy
02 – Moanin’
03 – Are You Real?
04 – Along Came Betty
05 – The Drum Thunder (miniature) Suite:
05.1 – First Theme: Drum Thunder
05.2 – Second Theme: Cry A Blues
05.3 – Third Theme: Harlem’s Disciples
06 – Blues March
07 – Come Rain or Come Shine
+Alternate Take (not on original LP)
08 – Moanin’ (alt tk)

Personnel:

Lee Morgan – trumpet
Benny Golson – tenor sax
Bobby Timmons – piano
Jymie Merritt – bass
Art Blakey – drums

#01-08 : Recorded at Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, New Jersey; October 30, 1958.

#02-07 originally issued as Blue Note BLP 4003 and BST 84003

Producer: Alfred Lion
Recording engineer: Rudy van Gelder

Cover Photography: Paul “Buck” Hoeffler

Liner notes: Leonard Feather

Re-mastered by Rudy van Gelder in 1998
Re-issue producer: Michael Cuscuna

Moanin’ notes (pdf 34.8KB)

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