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Ahmad Jamal: Saturday Morning

Read "Saturday Morning" reviewed by Maurizio Zerbo

L'ottantatreenne Ahmad Jamal dispensa con questo nuovo CD l'ennesima lezione di piano jazz. Le undici tracce proposte ci restituiscono l'intatta voglia di comunicare gioiose note, che svettano leggere sul pentagramma come farfalle nel cielo stellato. La sua creativa cifra personale si impone a tutto tondo, passando con invadibile souplesse dallo swing ai solari percorsi funky.

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Ahmad Jamal: Saturday Morning

Read "Saturday Morning" reviewed by Chris May

"Play like Jamal," Miles Davis told his pianists in the mid 1950s. The trumpeter was not shy about recruiting band leaders or poaching their musicians, so you might suppose he canvassed Jamal. But the pianist maintains Davis never popped the question. Interviewed in 2012, he side-stepped the subject, saying that he was in any case too ...