New York Scene
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New York Scene
New York Scene
New York Scene.jpg
Live album by
RecordedMay 1984
Mikell's, New York City
LabelConcord Jazz
CJ 256
ProducerFrank Dorritie
Art Blakey and the Jazz Messengers chronology
Oh-By the Way
New York Scene
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New York Scene is a live album by drummer Art Blakey and The Jazz Messengers recorded in New York City in 1984 and released on the Concord Jazz label.[1][2]


Professional ratings
Review scores
Allmusic4/5 stars[3]

Scott Yanow of Allmusic called it "a fine set of hard bop".[3]

This recording won the 1984 Grammy Award for Best Jazz Recording, Group

Track listing

  1. "Oh, By The Way" (Terence Blanchard) - 10:06
  2. "Ballad Medley: My One and Only Love/It's Easy to Remember/Who Cares?" (Guy Wood, Robert Mellin/Richard Rodgers, Lorenz Hart/George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin) - 7:23
  3. "Controversy" (Donald Harrison) - 5:24
  4. "Tenderly" (Walter Gross, Jack Lawrence) - 11:12
  5. "Falafel" (Mulgrew Miller) - 9:54



  1. ^ Art Blakey discography accessed June 20, 2013
  2. ^ Art Blakey chronology accessed June 20, 2013
  3. ^ a b Yanow, S. Allmusic Review, accessed June 20, 2013

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