Articles tagged ahmad jamal

25 Sep 2008 // 10:00 PM

Ahmad Jamal

At Jazz at Lincoln Center’s season opening concert series Ahmad Jamal humbly eschewed his celebrated stature, opting to cherish the Hall’s demure acoustics, his quartet’s deft phrasing, and the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra’s superb arrangements and soloing.

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24 Jun 2008 // 10:00 PM

Ahmad Jamal: It’s Magic

Jamal, one of the few remaining vanguards of jazz’s golden age, remains prolific and relevant in his latest release.

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It’s 9:30 a.m., not always a friendly hour to those who make music in the night. But Ahmad Jamal, the 77-year-old piano giant, sounds

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	Ahmad Jamal: The Legendary Okeh and Epic Recordings

These are the early sides that turned Miles Davis into a lifelong fan of this swinging, elegant pianist.

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	Ahmad Jamal: After Fajr

An extremely lively veteran, piano virtuoso boss of a three-man symphony orchestra, only the years have given Jamal some headway as an American institution much less regarded in Europe.

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	Ahmad Jamal: In Search of Momentum

Ahmad Jamal is very enthusiastic about his latest recording, In Search of Momentum, representing as it does the first in a series of recordings for

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	Ahmad Jamal: Olympia 2000

Back in the 1950s, Miles Davis told the world “I live until Jamal makes another record,” and during the mid-‘50s he insisted that his

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//Mixed media

Because Blood Is Drama: Considering Carnage in Video Games and Other Media

// Moving Pixels

"It's easy to dismiss blood and violence as salacious without considering why it is there, what its context is, and what it might communicate.

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