Quote by: Art Blakey

Jazz is known all over the world as an American musical art form and that's it. No America, no jazz. I've seen people try to connect it to other countries, for instance to Africa, but it doesn't have a damn thing to do with Africa.

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Author Bio

  • NameArt Blakey
  • DescriptionAmerican jazz drummer and bandleader
  • AliasesAbdullah Ibn Buhaina; Arthur Blakey
  • BornOctober 11, 1919
  • DiedOctober 16, 1990
  • CountryUnited States Of America
  • ProfessionDrummer; Bandleader; Conductor; Composer; Jazz Musician
  • AwardsGrammy Lifetime Achievement Award