Dissertation/Thesis Abstract

The legacy of Art Blakey's mentorship
by Witek, Matthew W., M.M., California State University, Long Beach, 2012, 38; 1517563
Abstract (Summary)

This paper attempts to identify the leadership qualities of drummer and band leader Art Blakey that enabled him to maintain a successful ensemble for over thirty-five years. Included is an in depth look into the influence of Blakey throughout his own career and highlights the significant influence he had on future generations. In addition, this paper explores the successful careers of several distinguished alumni from Blakey's ensemble, the Jazz Messengers.

Indexing (document details)
Advisor: Briggs, Ray
School: California State University, Long Beach
School Location: United States -- California
Source: MAI 51/01M(E), Masters Abstracts International
Subjects: Music
Publication Number: 1517563
ISBN: 9781267455932
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