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At the Cafe Bohemia, Vol. 1 (1955)


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At the Cafe Bohemia, Vol. 1 is a 1955 live album release by jazz drummer Art Blakey for Blue Note Records. It featured the third incarnation of the Jazz Messengers, Blakey's career-spanning band, and is the first of two volumes recorded on November 23, 1955 at Café Bohemia, a famous night club in Greenwich Village in New York.

With the July 31, 2001 CD re-issue, three additional tracks from this night were added: "Lady Bird,"Deciphering the Message," and "What's New?"