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Label: Self Produced
Track listing: Waltz of the Flowers; Rumba Azul; Arabian Nightmare; South 5th Street; Diane; Singin' the Blues; Jubilee Stomp; Negotiations of South Williamsburg; Drink to Me Only with Thine Eyes; Lujon; Effervescent Blues; Rumba Tambah.
by Jack Bowers
At least one dictionary defines an orchestra as a large instrumental ensemble...which combines instruments from different families including bowed string instruments...woodwinds...brass...percussion..." and other instruments such as the piano, celeste...and harp..." Or, in the vernacular of New York-based saxophonist Gabriel Evan, a jazz sextet with some but not all of the above. Which is an around-the-block way ...
by Chris May
This 2xCD reissue comprises three of Ahmad Jamal's early and mid 1950s trio albums plus a fourth recorded in 1960 with a quintet. Between times, Jamal had released the totemic trio set At The Pershing (Argo, 1958), which included the break-out single Poinciana" (his first, equally lovely, 1955 recording of Nat Simon and Buddy Bernier's tune ...
by David Rickert
Ahmad JamalThe Complete Ahmad Jamal Trio Argo Sessions 1956-62Mosaic Records2010 If you're familiar with pianist Ahmad Jamal, it's more likely through his reputation and not through his music. Trumpeter Miles Davis famously remarked that Jamal taught him to be more economical in his playing: that the notes that ...
by Eugene Holley, Jr.
"When I listen to these records now... when I listen to the Pershing, it's phenomenal, I must say. What they were doing, phenomenal, the lines and the purity. It's so pure ... It was sheer joy working with these two individuals. Master musicians," writes pianist/bandleader Ahmad Jamal in the liner notes to this collection.