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Ahmad Jamal

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Wednesday, March 10 2010

Ahmad Jamal: A Quiet Time

As Jamal nears two significant milestones, 80 years of age and 50 studio LPs, one thing is becoming increasingly clear: the man is nothing less than a gift bestowed upon us by the jazz gods.


Thursday, September 25 2008

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.


Tuesday, June 24 2008

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.


Monday, August 15 2005

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.


Sunday, July 24 2005

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.


News

Monday, January 21 2008

Ahmad Jamal is a practicing, practicing, practicing piano player

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 perfectly


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