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Caravan (Art Blakey album)

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Released  Early February 1963
Caravan (1962)  Ugetsu (1963)
Release date  February 1963
Label  Riverside Records
Length  52:17
Artist  The Jazz Messengers
Producer  Orrin Keepnews
Genres  Jazz, Hard bop
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Recorded  October 23-24, 1962 Plaza Sound Studios, New York City
Similar  The Jazz Messengers albums, Hard bop albums, Other albums

Caravan by art blakey and the jazz messengers

Caravan is a jazz album released by Art Blakey and the Jazz Messengers in February 1963. It was Blakey's first album for Riverside Records after he signed with them in October 1962. The songs were recorded at the Plaza Sound Studio in New York City, on October 23-24, 1962 The producer was Orrin Keepnews who also supervised the album's remastered re-release on CD.


In 2007, the BBC described it as "a slick, fluid, professional set of hard bop at its finest".

Art blakey and the jazz messengers caravan

Track listing

  1. "Caravan" (Juan Tizol) - 9:47
  2. "Sweet 'n' Sour" (Shorter) - 5:31
  3. "In the Wee Small Hours of the Morning" (Mann, Hilliard) - 4:06
  4. "This Is for Albert" (Shorter) - 8:21
  5. "Skylark" (Carmichael, Mercer) - 4:51
  6. "Thermo" (Hubbard) - 6:48
  • The remastered CD re-issue features two alternate takes, each preceding its master take.
    1. "Thermo (Take 2)" (Hubbard) - 7:26
    2. "Sweet 'n' Sour (Take 4)" (Shorter) - 5:27


  • Art Blakey - drums
  • Wayne Shorter - tenor saxophone
  • Freddie Hubbard - trumpet
  • Curtis Fuller - trombone
  • Cedar Walton - piano
  • Reggie Workman - bass
  • References

    Caravan (Art Blakey album) Wikipedia

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