Art Blakey

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Born: 10/11/1919 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA

Filmography

Music (5)

Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom 2013 (Movie)

("Amuck") (Song)

Art Blakey: The Jazz Messenger 1989 (Movie)

("Lester Left Town") (Song Performer)

Art Blakey: The Jazz Messenger 1989 (Movie)

(Song)

What Happened to Kerouac? 1984 (Movie)

drummer("Ruby My Dear" "Honeysuckle Rose" "Just You, Just Me" "Well You Needn't") (Music)
Actor (4)

A Great Day in Harlem 1995 (Movie)

Himself (Actor)

Legacy 1989 - 1990 (TV Show)

Actor

Art Blakey: The Jazz Messenger 1989 (Movie)

(Actor)

Milestones

2005

Posthumous Grammy (Lifetime Achievement Award)

1984

Won Grammy for Best Instrumental Jazz Performance

1970

Toured with The Giants of Jazz

1960

First American Jazz Band to tour in Japan

1947

Organized the 'Jazz Messengers'

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