Jazz Pianist

Ahmad Jamal

  • Jul 02, 1930 (age 90)
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2019
Ballades
AlbumSep 13, 2019

Ballades

Ballades is an album by American jazz pianist Ahmad Jamal. …
Ballades is an album by American jazz pianist Ahmad Jamal. Consisting mostly of solo piano recordings, the album was recorded at the same time as the 2016 album Marseille. Jamal wrote of the album, "It includes my solo version of “Poinciana”, recorded between takes during our session for “Marseille”. My original version remains one of the most successful recordings in the history of instrumental music; and one of the most plagiarized."
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2016
Award2016

Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award

Won Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award.
Nomination2016

Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award

Nominated for Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award.
2012
Nomination2012

Best Jazz Instrumental Album

Nominated for Grammy …
Nominated for Grammy Award for Best Jazz Instrumental Album.
Grammy Award
2010
SongJan 1, 2010

But Not for Me
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SongJan 1, 2010

Darn That Dream
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SongJan 1, 2010

Ahmad's Blues
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2007
Complete Live at the Pershing Lounge 1958
AlbumFeb 5, 2007

Complete Live at the Pershing Lounge 1…

Complete Live at the …
Complete Live at the Pershing Lounge 1958 is a live album by American jazz pianist Ahmad Jamal with performances recorded at The Pershing Lounge in Chicago, Illinois, in 1958. Some of the performances were released on the albums At the Pershing: But Not for Me and At the Pershing, Vol. 2.
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Complete Live at the Spotlite Club 1958
AlbumFeb 5, 2007

Complete Live at the Spotlite Club 1958

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Complete Live at the Spotlite Club 1958 is a live album by American jazz pianist Ahmad Jamal featuring performances recorded at the Spotlight club in Washington D.C. in 1958, some of which were originally released on the albums Ahmad Jamal Trio Volume IV and Portfolio of Ahmad Jamal on the Argo label.
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1998
Nature: The Essence Part Three
AlbumJun 30, 1998

Nature: The Essence Part Three

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Nature: The Essence Part Three is an album by American jazz pianist Ahmad Jamal featuring performances recorded in France in 1997 and released on the Birdology label.
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1996
Big Byrd: The Essence, Part 2
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AlbumJan 1, 1996

Big Byrd: The Essence, Part 2

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Big Byrd: The Essence Part 2 is an album by American jazz pianist Ahmad Jamal featuring performances recorded in Paris in 1994 and New York in 1995 and released on the Birdology label.
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1995
I Remember Duke, Hoagy & Strayhorn
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AlbumJan 24, 1995

I Remember Duke, Hoagy & Strayhorn

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I Remember Duke, Hoagy & Strayhorn is an album by American jazz pianist Ahmad Jamal featuring performances recorded in 1994 and released on the Telarc label.
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1994
Live at Bubba's
AlbumJul 29, 1994

Live at Bubba's

Live at Bubba's is a live album by American jazz pianist Ahmad …
Live at Bubba's is a live album by American jazz pianist Ahmad Jamal featuring performances recorded at Bubba's Jazz Restaurant in Fort Lauderdale, FL on May 20, 1980 and released on Who's Who in Jazz in 1981.
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1993
Chicago Revisited: Live at Joe Segal's Jazz Showcase
AlbumFeb 23, 1993

Chicago Revisited: Live at Joe Segal's J…

Chicago Revisited: Live at …
Chicago Revisited: Live at Joe Segal's Jazz Showcase is a live album by American jazz pianist Ahmad Jamal featuring performances recorded in Chicago in 1992 and released on the Telarc label.
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1988
SongMay 23, 1988

No Greater Love
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1981
Nomination1981

Best R&B Instrumental Performance

Nominated for "You're Welcome, Stop On By".
Grammy Award
1980
Genetic Walk
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AlbumJan 1, 1980

Genetic Walk

Genetic Walk is an album by American jazz pianist Ahmad …
Genetic Walk is an album by American jazz pianist Ahmad Jamal featuring performances recorded in 1975 and released on the 20th Century label.
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1978
One
AlbumJan 1, 1978

One

One is an album by American jazz pianist Ahmad Jamal …
One is an album by American jazz pianist Ahmad Jamal featuring 1978 performances and released on 20th Century Fox in 1979.
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1974
Jamalca
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AlbumAug 1, 1974

Jamalca

Jamalca is an album by American jazz pianist Ahmad Jamal …
Jamalca is an album by American jazz pianist Ahmad Jamal featuring performances recorded in 1974 and released on the 20th Century label.
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1973
Ahmad Jamal '73
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AlbumOct 1, 1973

Ahmad Jamal '73

Ahmad Jamal '73 is an album by American jazz pianist Ahmad …
Ahmad Jamal '73 is an album by American jazz pianist Ahmad Jamal featuring performances recorded in 1973 and released on the 20th Century label.
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1970
SongJan 1, 1970

Dolphin Dance
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SongJan 1, 1970

Stolen Moments
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SongJan 1, 1970

I Love Music
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1965
Extensions
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AlbumJan 1, 1965

Extensions

Extensions is an album by American jazz pianist Ahmad …
Extensions is an album by American jazz pianist Ahmad Jamal featuring performances recorded in 1965 and released on the Argo label.
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Rhapsody
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AlbumJan 1, 1965

Rhapsody

Rhapsody is an album by American jazz pianist Ahmad Jamal …
Rhapsody is an album by American jazz pianist Ahmad Jamal featuring performances recorded in 1965 and released in 1966 on the Cadet label.
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1964
Naked City Theme
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AlbumJan 1, 1964

Naked City Theme

Naked City Theme is a live album by American jazz pianist …
Naked City Theme is a live album by American jazz pianist Ahmad Jamal featuring performances recorded at the Jazz Workshop in 1964 and released on the Argo label.
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1962
All of You
AlbumJan 1, 1962

All of You

All of You is a live album by American jazz pianist Ahmad …
All of You is a live album by American jazz pianist Ahmad Jamal featuring performances recorded at Jamal's own club in Chicago in 1961 and released on the Argo label. On the cover, photographed by Don Bronstein, one of the first staff photographers for Playboy magazine, Jamal sits in an MAA chair, designed by George Nelson.
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Macanudo
AlbumJan 1, 1962

Macanudo

Macanudo is an album by American jazz pianist Ahmad …
Macanudo is an album by American jazz pianist Ahmad Jamal featuring performances by Jamal with and orchestra conducted by Richard Evans recorded in 1962 and released on the Argo label.
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1961
Listen to the Ahmad Jamal Quintet
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AlbumOct 22, 1961

Listen to the Ahmad Jamal Quintet

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Listen to the Ahmad Jamal Quintet is an album by American jazz pianist Ahmad Jamal featuring performances recorded in 1960 and released on the Argo label.
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At the Pershing, Vol. 2
AlbumSep 8, 1961

At the Pershing, Vol. 2

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At the Pershing, Vol. 2 is an album by pianist Ahmad Jamal on the Argo label composed of selections from the same January 1958 engagement at the Pershing Lounge of Chicago's Pershing Hotel where the hit album At the Pershing: But Not for Me was recorded.
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Ahmad Jamal's Alhambra
AlbumFeb 16, 1961

Ahmad Jamal's Alhambra

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Ahmad Jamal's Alhambra is a live album by American jazz pianist Ahmad Jamal, featuring performances recorded at Jamal's own club in Chicago in 1961 and released on the Argo label.
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1960
Happy Moods
AlbumJan 1, 1960

Happy Moods

Happy Moods is an album by American jazz pianist Ahmad …
Happy Moods is an album by American jazz pianist Ahmad Jamal featuring performances recorded in 1960 and released on the Argo label.
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1959
Portfolio of Ahmad Jamal
AlbumJul 8, 1959

Portfolio of Ahmad Jamal

Portfolio of Ahmad Jamal is a …
Portfolio of Ahmad Jamal is a live album by American jazz pianist Ahmad Jamal featuring performances recorded live on location at the Spotlite Club in Washington, DC on September 5 and 6 and released on Argo in 1959. It includes additional selections from the engagement where Ahmad Jamal Trio Volume IV was recorded, and the complete recordings from these shows were released on 2007's Complete Live at the Spotlight Club 1958 on the Gambit label. The original release was a 2 LP set. Pianist Keith Jarrett has said this album changed his life.
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The Piano Scene of Ahmad Jamal
AlbumJan 1, 1959

The Piano Scene of Ahmad Jamal

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The Piano Scene of Ahmad Jamal is an album by American jazz pianist Ahmad Jamal featuring performances from his earliest recording sessions for Okeh in 1951–52 in Chicago, and an Epic 1955 session from October 1955 in New York, NY. It includes additional selections from the sessions where the 1956 album The Ahmad Jamal Trio was recorded. The album was re-released in 2005 with additional tracks.
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1956
Count 'Em 88
AlbumJan 1, 1956

Count 'Em 88

Count 'Em 88 is an album by American jazz pianist Ahmad …
Count 'Em 88 is an album by American jazz pianist Ahmad Jamal featuring performances recorded in 1956 and released on the Argo label.
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1955
Ahmad Jamal Plays
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AlbumJan 1, 1955

Ahmad Jamal Plays

Ahmad Jamal Plays is an album by American jazz pianist Ahmad …
Ahmad Jamal Plays is an album by American jazz pianist Ahmad Jamal featuring performances recorded in 1955 and originally released on the short-lived Parrot label in 1955. The album was rereleased as Chamber Music of the New Jazz on the Argo label after Chess Records purchased the master tapes in 1956. The cover was credited to Eric Anderson, Jr.
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1930
Ahmad Jamal
BirthJuly 1930

Ahmad Jamal

Ahmad Jamal was born.
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