I Get a Kick Out of Bu

I Get a Kick Out of Bu is an album by drummer Art Blakey and the Jazz Messengers recorded in Italy in 1988 and released on the Soul Note label.[1][2]

I Get a Kick Out of Bu
Studio album by
RecordedNovember 11, 1988
StudioBarigozzi Studio, Milano, Italy
LabelSoul Note
SN 1155
ProducerGiovanni Bonandrini
Art Blakey chronology
Feel the Wind
I Get a Kick Out of Bu
The Art of Jazz: Live in Leverkusen


Professional ratings
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Scott Yanow of Allmusic stated "Even after heading the Jazz Messengers for over three decades, drummer Art Blakey kept true to his original vision, using the band as a forum for talented young players to swing hard and grow rapidly".[3]

Track listing

  1. "Yang" (Philip Harper) - 7:47
  2. "Good Morning Heartache" (Ervin Drake, Dan Fisher, Irene Higginbotham) - 7:47
  3. "Mayreh" (Horace Silver) - 5:53
  4. "Remember When" (Robin Eubanks) - 6:49
  5. "Love Walked In" (George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin) - 4:46
  6. "Lover Man" (Jimmy Davis, Ram Ramirez, Jimmy Sherman) - 8:23
  7. "Drum Solo No. 7" (Art Blakey) - 9:12
  8. "I Get a Kick Out of You" (Cole Porter) - 6:18



  1. Art Blakey discography accessed June 24, 2013
  2. Art Blakey chronology accessed June 24, 2013
  3. Yanow, S. Allmusic Review, accessed June 24, 2013
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