Keystone 3 is a live album by drummer Art Blakey and The Jazz Messengers recorded at the Keystone Korner in San Francisco in 1982 and released on the Concord Jazz label.[1][2]

Keystone 3
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Live album by
RecordedJanuary 1982
Keystone Korner, San Francisco, California
LabelConcord Jazz
CJ 196
ProducerFrank Dorritie
Art Blakey chronology
Killer Joe
Keystone 3
Oh-By the Way
The Jazz Messengers chronology
Straight Ahead
Keystone 3
Oh-By the Way


Professional ratings
Review scores
Allmusic     [3]
The Penguin Guide to Jazz Recordings    [4]

Michael G. Nastos of Allmusic stated "Of the many live recordings with different Jazz Messengers lineups, this ranks among their best, and is a springboard for what the Marsalis brothers would offer as artists in their own right. With Blakey, this combination was special".[3]

Track listingEdit

  1. "In Walked Bud" (Thelonious Monk) - 8:25
  2. "In A Sentimental Mood" (Duke Ellington, Manny Kurtz, Irving Mills) - 7:15
  3. "Fuller Love" (Bobby Watson) - 8:49
  4. "Waterfalls" (Wynton Marsalis) - 11:28
  5. "A La Mode" (Curtis Fuller) - 10:36



  1. ^ Art Blakey discography accessed June 20, 2013
  2. ^ Art Blakey chronology accessed June 20, 2013
  3. ^ a b Nastos, M. G. Allmusic Review, accessed June 20, 2013
  4. ^ Cook, Richard; Brian Morton (2008). The Penguin Guide to Jazz Recordings. The Penguin Guide to Jazz (9th ed.). London: Penguin. p. 134. ISBN 978-0-14-103401-0.