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The Centennial Celebration of Art Blakey and The Jazz Messengers

The West Point Jazz Ensemble, comprised of members of the West Point Band, is proud to present this centennial tribute to percussion master and bandleader Art Blakey.  During his career, which spanned more than six decades, Art Blakey’s band, The Jazz Messengers, was considered the quintessential forum for musicians who wished to hone their talent and leave their own mark on the jazz scene. Come join the West Point Jazz Ensemble for an incredible evening of music as they honor this iconic and influential jazz mentor.

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The West Point Jazz Ensemble, comprised of members of the West Point Band, is proud to present this centennial tribute to percussion master and bandleader Art Blakey.  During his career, which spanned more than 6 decades, Art Blakey’s band, The Jazz Messengers, was considered the quintessential forum for musicians who wished to hone their talent and leave their own mark on the jazz scene.  Come join the West Point Jazz Ensemble for an incredible evening of music as they honor this iconic and influential jazz mentor.

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