Ralph Peterson and the Messenger Legacy – Legacy Alive, Vol. 6: At the Side Door (Onyx)


This two-CD tribute to Art Blakey, recorded live over two nights in 2018 at the Side Door Jazz Club in Old Lyme, Connecticut, does justice to its honoree’s high standards. Ralph Peterson, the last drummer to perform side-by-side with his mentor, united five alums of Blakey’s Jazz Messengers: tenor saxophonist Billy Pierce, alto saxophonist Bobby

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