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from The American HeritageĀ® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • Blakey, Art 1919-1990. American jazz drummer who initiated the practice of cross-rhythm drumming and integrated drums into small group arrangements.

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  • But Tom Blakey is being recognized for safer service: 10,000 hours as a museum volunteer.

    Vet Logs 10,000 Volunteer Hours At NOLA WWII Museum

  • Blakey is also a member of the museum's Speakers Bureau, traveling across the region to speak with schools, senior centers and other groups.

    Vet Logs 10,000 Volunteer Hours At NOLA WWII Museum

  • The suspects who surrendered were identified as Blakey and Staggs.

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  • It's hard not to think of the hundreds of people who were born, and who lived and died, in the "Blakey" ... especially with the family burying ground (ca. 1634) right around the corner.

    Conversations: Digging Under Beantown

  • Ever since Glenn Little's injury problems and then his departure from the club, Kebe, as well as John Oster, struggled to fill the void left by "Blakey" on the right flank.

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  • The body of Richard Carrington, known as "Blakey", was found attached to his surfboard in Kimmeridge Bay, Dorset, on October 8.

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  • The body of Richard Carrington, known as "Blakey", was found in Kimmeridge Bay on October 8, with his broken surfboard nearby.

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  • The body of Richard Carrington, known as "Blakey", was found in Kimmeridge Bay, Dorset, on October 8, with his broken surfboard nearby.

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  • Roach, on the other hand, tended to work with players who, if not always of his own generation, at least had already had some seasoningā€”it's not surprising that Freddie Hubbard, for instance, graduated to the Roach Quintet after matriculating at the University of Blakey.

    The Jazz Scene: Rhythm Kings and the Chairman of the Board

  • Yet both Roach and Blakey came up through the first wave of modern jazz, worked with Charlie Parker and Dizzy Gillespie, then helped create the subsequent style of hard bop in the 1950s Roach most famously in the remarkable quintet he shared with Clifford Brown and Sonny Rollins.

    The Jazz Scene: Rhythm Kings and the Chairman of the Board

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