Art Blakey

Arthur “Art” Blakey , known later as Abdullah Ibn Buhaina, was an American jazz drummer and bandleader. #


  • Opinions are like assholes . . . everyone’s got one.

  • Music washes away the dust of every day life.

  • 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.

  • We’re here to have a ball.

  • There’s nothing wrong with it. It’s only a word. What’s in a name? Nothing! Cats say, “Call me Muhammed so-and-so.

  • Call me Muhammed so-and-so.

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