Here's some great footage of one of Art Blakey's greatest versions of the Messengers from the early 60s. As always, Art demonstrates his creativity and fierce commitment to the groove. Enjoy!
Also, I transcribed Mr. Blakey's simple, yet elegant ballad brush pattern he plays on Wayne Shorter's feature, "I Didn't Know What Time It Was".
Here's the pattern:
Thanks for your patience and see you soon.