Influential jazz combo that existed for over thirty-five years beginning in the early 1950s as a collective, and ending when longtime leader and founding drummer Art Blakey died in 1990. Vintage glossy 9 x 7 photo of the Jazz Messengers during a performance, signed in fountain pen, "Thanks Loads, Art Blakey, Batterie," "Best wishes, Lee Morgan," "Luck, Wayne Shorter," "Walter Davis Jr. (piano)," and "Sincerely yours, Jymie Merritt." In fine condition, with a light circular area of emulsion irregularity to the center of the photo. Learn more about this photo.
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