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Blakey, Art 1919-90; U.S. jazz drummer & bandleader: Muslim name Abdullah Ibn Buhaina
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, Art 1919-1990.
American jazz drummer who initiated the practice of cross-rhythm drumming and integrated drums into small group arrangements.