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Blakey, (Arthur) Art

(1919–90) jazz musician; born in Pittsburgh, Pa. An influential drummer, he performed with Billy Eckstine's big band between 1944–47 and freelanced on numerous recordings. From 1954 until his death, he led the Jazz Messengers, a combo he consistently renewed with outstanding young players. He was a proselytizer for jazz and a leading exponent of "hard bop," an explosive style characterized by a strong backbeat and bluesy lyricism.
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Blakey will leave her position as President and Chief Executive Officer of the Aerospace Industries Association (AIA) where she has served nearly eight years.
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William Arthur "Buddy" Blakey, 67, whose contributions to and advocacy for public and private historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) spanned more than rive decades, died Oct.
Blakey is president and chief executive officer of the Aerospace Industries Association.
AOP members (employer or employee) who are faced with an employment issue should contact Ms Blakey on 020 7549 2018 or heidiblakey@aop.
Detectives hunting the killer of Michael Blakey are looking into the theory that the 23-year-old devout Christian and Swansea University graduate was brutally beaten to death with a rock in an act of jealousy.
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OLD friends Patrick Blakey and Johnny Cross shake hands warmly on their first meeting for more than 50 years.