Tough! is an album by drummer Art Blakey and The Jazz Messengers recorded in 1957 but not released on the Cadet label until 1966.[1][2]

Tough!
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Studio album by
Released1966
RecordedSpring, 1957
Swedien Recording Studio, Minneapolis, Minnesota
GenreJazz
LabelCadet
LP 4049
Art Blakey and The Jazz Messengers chronology
A Night in Tunisia
(1957)
Tough!
(1966)
Cu-Bop
(1957)

ReceptionEdit

Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic     [3]

Allmusic awarded the album 3 stars.[3]

Track listingEdit

  1. "Scotch Blues" (Duke Jordan) - 7:55
  2. "Flight to Jordu" (Jordan) - 7:20
  3. "Transfiguration" (Gigi Gryce) - 5:08
  4. "Exhibit A" (Gryce) - 6:37
  5. "Gershwin Medley: Rhapsody in Blue/Summertime/Someone to Watch Over Me/The Man I Love" (George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin) - 5:57

PersonnelEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Art Blakey discography accessed June 4, 2013
  2. ^ Art Blakey chronology accessed June 4, 2013
  3. ^ a b Allmusic Review, accessed June 4, 2013