Art Blakey in Sweden

Art Blakey in Sweden is a live album by drummer Art Blakey and the Jazz Messengers recorded in Stockholm in 1981 and released on the Amigo label.[1][2]

Art Blakey in Sweden
Live album by
RecordedMarch 9, 1981
Södra Teatern, Stockholm, Sweden
AMLP 839
ProducerKavi Alexander
Art Blakey and the Jazz Messengers chronology
Live at Montreux and Northsea
Art Blakey in Sweden
Album of the Year


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Ron Wynn of Allmusic stated "While there are times when the three-horn frontline does not sound completely together during ensemble sections, they mesh by the song's end".[3]

Track listing

  1. "Webb City" (Bud Powell) - 12:20
  2. "How Deep Is the Ocean?" (Irving Berlin) - 10:07
  3. "Skylark" (Hoagy Carmichael, Johnny Mercer) - 8:56
  4. "Gypsy Folk Tales" (Walter Davis, Jr.) - 12:24



  1. Art Blakey discography accessed June 20, 2013
  2. Art Blakey chronology accessed June 20, 2013
  3. Wynn, R. Allmusic Review, accessed June 20, 2013
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