Drum giant Art Blakey to be saluted at centennial concert Saturday

Drum roll! We chat w. San Diego Symphony Jazz at the Jacobs‘ curator Gilbert C Castellanos about Saturday’s Art Blakey – Blue Note Records‘ tribute concert. Also included is our 1984 interview with Art Blakey himself.

Drum giant Art Blakey to be saluted at centennial concert Saturday

The leader of the fabled band The Jazz Messengers, Blakey was a key mentor to Wayne Shorter, Wynton Marsalis and many other jazz greats.


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