Ahmad Jamal

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by Ahmad Jamal

Biography

Fritz Jones, 2 July 1930, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA. A professional pianist from before his teenage years, Jamal (who changed his name in the early 50s) managed to break through to a wider audience than most jazz artists. His trio work produced many excellent recordings and his accompanists included Israel Crosby. The most influential of his advocates was Miles Davis, who recognized Jamal’s interesting rhythmic concepts as being something that he could incorporate into his own work.... Read more

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jazz
piano
jazz piano
hard bop
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