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Ahmad Jamal

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Ahmad Jamal.

Ahmad Jamal artist page: interviews, features and/or performances archived at NPR Music

Studio Sessions

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August 29, 2008 In an archival show from 1985, Jamal reprises two signature pieces from his landmark 1958 album.

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Interviews & Profiles

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August 22, 2008 Author Tom Moon surveys all genres of music, from Marian Anderson to ZZ Top.

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Discover Songs

The cover of Ahmad Jamal at the Pershing: But Not for Me

August 1, 2001 Having some hits on the R&B charts, Jamal was one of the few jazz musicians with commercial success.

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Reviews

Ahmad Jamal.

October 9, 2013 The jazz pianist isn't playing the way he did 60 years ago, now that he's finished warming up.

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The cover of Ahmad Jamal at the Pershing: But Not for Me

August 1, 2001 Having some hits on the R&B charts, Jamal was one of the few jazz musicians with commercial success.

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More Stories

Ahmad Jamal at the grand piano during the Blue Moon sessions.

July 2, 2012 He revolutionized and continues to explore the jazz piano trio.

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December 30, 2009 Hear choice cuts chosen from 27 archival Newport Jazz Festival concerts recently released online.

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December 31, 2008 The year's 10 best CDs feature brilliant musicians collaborating on a wide variety of recordings.

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Ahmad Jamal at the Pershing: But Not for Me

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  • Album: Ahmad Jamal at the Pershing: But Not for Me
  • Artist: Ahmad Jamal
  • Label: MCA
  • Released: 1958
 

It's Magic

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  • Album: It's Magic
  • Artist: Ahmad Jamal
  • Label: Dreyfus
  • Released: 2008
 

Stand! [Bonus Tracks]

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  • Album: Stand! [Bonus Tracks]
  • Artist: Sly & the Family Stone
  • Label: EPC
  • Released: 2007
 

Vivaldi: The Four Seasons

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  • Album: Vivaldi: The Four Seasons
  • Artist: Janine Jansen
  • Label: Decca
  • Released: 2005