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28 art blakey moaninThis album stands as one of the archetypal hard bop albums of the era, for the intensity of Blakey's drumming and the work of Lee Morgan, Benny Golson and Bobby Timmons, and for its combination of old-fashioned gospel and blues influences with a sophisticated modern jazz sensibility. Blakey's distinctive drumming style is ever present on this album. As Max Roach once said ''Art was an original, he's the only drummer whose time I recognize immediately. And his signature style was amazing; we used to call him 'Thunder'.''

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