Blakey


Also found in: Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.

Bla·key

 (blā′kē), Art 1919-1990.
American jazz drummer noted for his innovative polyrhythmic style.

Blakey

(ˈbleɪkɪ)
n
(Biography) Art, full name Arthur Blakey. (1919–90), US Black jazz drummer and leader of the Jazz Messengers band
References in periodicals archive ?
Mr Mawson said he had bought a specially adapted Peugeot car to accommodate Jean's wheelchair, which Blakey asked to borrow for the outing.
Arthurlie stalwart Mark Blakey insists he is looking forward to enjoying his football again after returning to his hometown club.
Bus inspector Blakey, played by Stephen Lewis, was a foil for Reg Varney's bus driver character Stan Butler.
Leeds Crown Court heard officers attended a flat in Laund Road, Salendine Nook, and seized two computer tower units belonging to Martin Blakey on November 4 last year.
Following Jordan's retirement, Wells Fargo Capital Finance will join Wells Fargo Commercial Capital, formerly known as Specialized Lending and Investment (SLI), led by executive vice president Ed Blakey.
Nolan Blakey, 39, also launched a torrent of abuse at staff at Teesside call centres who dealt with his cases.
John Blakey is one of the UK's leading executive coaches and a member of the CEO coaching faculty at Manchester Business School, as well as Vistage International and the National Health Service.
ON a recent trip to Liverpool I had the pleasure of meeting former Welsh ABA Bantamweight champion Gordon Blakey and his wife Stella.
Sergeant David Harkness Blakey, of the Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers, was 26 when he was killed on the first day of the Battle of the Somme on July 1 1916.
THE coffin of First World War soldier Sgt David Harkness Blakey is carried by six pallbearers from the Royal Irish Regiment into Connaught Cemetery in Thiepval, northern France, after his body was discovered nearly 100 years after his death in the battle of the Somme.
Army chiefs said Gatesheadborn, married father-of-three Sgt Blakey is only the fifth soldier in 10 years to be identified using personal items.
One showed Blakey in full cry over the antics of bus driver Stan Butler (Reg Varney) and conductor Jack Harper (Bob Grant).