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February 2, 2014
All About Jazz
Ian Patterson -
Ahmad Jamal at Vicar Street, Dublin

Ahmad Jamal at Vicar Street, Dublin

By IAN PATTERSON, Published: February 2, 2014

Ahmad Jamal
Vicar Street
Dublin
24 (read more...)

28 January, 2014
London Evening Standard
Jack Massarik -
Ahmad Jamal, Royal Festival Hall - music review
The Pittsburgh piano veteran made every (read more...)



Ahmad Jamal, Royal Festival Hall - music review

The Pittsburgh piano veteran made every song his own and an unbroken sense of swing prevail (read more...)

February 2013
The Telegraph
Ivan Hewett -
Ahmad Jamal: A deliciously talented musician
Ivan Hewett pays tribute to jazz giant A (read more...)



Ahmad Jamal: A deliciously talented musician

Ivan Hewett pays tribute to jazz giant Ahmad Jamal, who has a brilliant new album out called B (read more...)

February 2013
Financial Times
Mike Hobart -
Ahmad Jamal, Barbican, London
The pianist and his flawless band took s (read more...)



Financial Times

February 11, 2013 5:22 pm

Ahmad Jamal, Barbican, London

By Mike Hobart

The pianist and his (read more...)

February 2013
The Times
Clive Davis -
Ahmad Jamal at the Barbican

The Times
Live Review

Ahmad Jamal at the Barbican

Clive Davis
February 10 2013

Sometimes it seemed as if (read more...)

February 2013
London Jazz News
Geoff Winston -
Review: Ahmad Jamal Quartet at the Barbican

London Jazz News
Review: Ahmad Jamal Quartet at the Barbican

Ahmad Jamal at the Barbican. Photo credit: Roger Thomas.All Rights Reserv (read more...)

February 2013
The Guardian
John Fordham -
Ahmad Jamal: 'After a time you discover the Mozart in you'
G2: Film & Music (read more...)



At 82, the veteran jazz pianist Ahmad Jamal can look back on a lifetime of achievement. But, he says, his voyage of discovery is far from over.
< (read more...)

January 2013
All About Jazz
Ian Patterson -
Ian Patterson's Best Releases of 2012
Ian Patterson Shares His Favorite Music (read more...)



Ian Patterson's Best Releases of 2012
By
IAN PATTERSON,
Published: January 2, 2013

With more and more music being produced i (read more...)

December 2012
CBC Music Web Site - Canadian Broadcasting Corporation
Li Robbins -
Blue Moon is on CBC Music's Top 5 jazz albums 2012 list
Ahmad Jamal's (read more...)



Ahmad Jamal's "Blue Moon" is on CBC Music's Top 5 jazz albums 2012 list!

CBC Music is the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation's music website, (read more...)

December 2012
DownBeat Magazine
Readers Poll -
Blue Moon named second best "Jazz Album of the Year!"
DownBeat Magazine - Readers Poll 2012 (read more...)



DownBeat Magazine released their 2012 Readers Poll in the December issue.

Blue Moon was named second best "Jazz Album of the Year."

A (read more...)

October 2012
Marlbank on Tumblr
Stephen Graham -
All my inspiration comes from Ahmad Jamal
Blue Moon in the UK (read more...)



And who would disagree with Miles Davis quoted above? It's months off but Ahmad Jamal's return to play a concert in this country is surely as good a r (read more...)

May 2012
All About Jazz
Ian Patterson -
Ahmad Jamal: Blue Moon
Extended Analysis - Ahmad Jamal: Blue Mo (read more...)



Ahmad Jamal: Blue Moon
By
IAN PATTERSON,
Published: May 30, 2012

Ahmad Jamal
Blue Moon
Jazz Village
2012


May 2012
Denver Post
Bret Saunders -
Jazz: Ahmad Jamal and Vijay Iyer's new CDs fine displays of invention, intuition
new CDs fine displays of invention, intu (read more...)



As I've mentioned before, just because anyone can record and market a CD doesn't mean that they should. But they do. If anything, the amount of music (read more...)

May 2012
SFWIRE
Jennifer Raiser -
SFJAZZ Gala Offers a Tuneful Tribute to Ahmad Jamal
Sold-out San Francisco Gala (read more...)



When Clint Eastwood was asked to present to SFJAZZ honors to pianist Ahmad Jamal, his immediate response was, "where and when?" Jamal commands that le (read more...)

May 2012
San Francisco Jazz Gala
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California Honors Ahmad Jamal with Tribute at Jazz Gala
2012 SF Jazz Gala - Ahmad Jamal honored (read more...)



April 2012
France-Antilles Magazine
Rodolf Étienne -
Ahmad Jamal En Parrain Prestigieux Au Lamentin Jazz Project
Cover - France Antilles Magazine for Mar (read more...)



FESTIVAL Le rendez-vous du grand jazz

Rodolf ÉTIENNE France-Antilles Martinique 26.05.2012

Aujourd'hui et demain, l'&ici (read more...)

March 2012
Jazz Village Music
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The Latest Master-piece by the Piano Genius
A Studio Insight - Ahmad Jamal Blue Moon (read more...)



" BLUE MOON " is not just Ahmad Jamal's latest album, it's his latest masterpiece!

" BLUE MOON " n'est pas juste le nouvel album d'Ahmad Ja (read more...)

April 2012
Hot Indie News
Onel Mulet -
Ahmad Jamal: Blue Moon - Music Review
Review of Blue Moon (read more...)



Ahmad Jamal, hailed as the quintessential Hard Bop pianist in every right, once again asserts the well earned accolade on "Blue Moon" from a (read more...)

March 2012
Jazz Police
Andrea Canter -
Ahmad Jamal Soars Over the Blue Moon
Review of Blue Moon (read more...)



Although his music has been in the limelight for more than six decades, Ahmad Jamal has not been taken for granted. The French Jazz Academy named his (read more...)

March 2012
Audiophile Audition
Pierre Giroux -
A True Original in Every Sense of the Word
Review of Blue Moon (read more...)



Ahmad Jamal is one of those pianists whose style is instantly recognizable not only for his minimalist playing, but also for the way he uses quirky st (read more...)

February 26, 2012
The Dirty Lowdown
Robert Carraher -
CD Review: "Blue Moon" by Ahmad Jamal
The sound on this JazzVillage release is (read more...)



Blue Moon

There are few people alive who can honestly be said to have been an influence on Miles Davis. Fewer still who are named in the sa (read more...)

Saturday, February 25, 2012
Ken Franckling Jazz Notes
Ken Franckling -
Consistent excellence. That's the simplistic accolade ...
Ahmad Jamal, Blue Moon (JazzVillage) (read more...)



Ahmad Jamal, Blue Moon (JazzVillage)

Consistent excellence. That's the simplistic accolade for pianist Ahmad Jamal's music-making. He susta (read more...)

February 2012
JazzVillage
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Ahmad Jamal: Biography
JazzVillage (read more...)



Critic Stanley Crouch cites Ahmad Jamal's impact on the fresh form in jazz as an outstanding conceptionalist. Crouch consider's Mr. Jamal's distinctiv (read more...)

February 2012
So Jazz
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So Jazz 22 — Février 2012
LE PIANISTE ASTRAL (read more...)



February 2012
The Guardian
John Fordham -
Ahmad Jamal: Blue Moon — review (Jazz Village)
Blue Moon — review (read more...)



Pianist Ahmad Jamal (a man even Miles Davis credited as a big influence) is now 81 — and he remains a genius at the art of motivic improvising, (read more...)

December 2011
Downbeat Magazine
John McDonough Photo by Jimmy Katz -
Hall of Fame
Patience Prevails (read more...)



"Currently the hottest trio in jazz," the magazine said in August 1959. Not this magazine, mind you, but Time magazine, which rarely stooped to notic (read more...)

September 13th, 2011
Toledo Free Press - Toledo Newspaper
Vicki L. Kroll -
Jazz trailblazer Jamal inspires, creates, tours
Jay-Z, John Legend, will.i.am, De La Sou (read more...)



Jay-Z, John Legend, will.i.am, De La Soul and Nas have sampled Ahmad Jamal's music.

"I'd like to collect some of the money," the (read more...)

February 2011
New York Times
Ben Ratliff -
Veterans With Quartets, Stretching Out in Sound
Jazz at Lincoln Center (read more...)



Lee Konitz and Ahmad Jamal, in their 80s now and radically stubborn survivors of most of jazz's history, each came with a quartet. But in both cases t (read more...)

November 2011
A+E Interactive Bay Area Arts and Entertainment Blog
Jim Harrington -
Ahmad Jamal at Yoshi's Oakland
Yoshi's Oakland (read more...)



Ahmad Jamal turned 80 in July. One could be forgiven, however, for assuming he's 70. Or even 60.

He still looks great and his energy level (read more...)

Feb 2009
Jazz Week
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A Quiet Time (read more...)



"A Quiet Time" is the #1 Jazz Album A Quiet Time ~ Ahmad Jamal's NEW Release Available Here - NOW! (read more...)

May 2008
NY Sun
Will Friedwald -
At 77, Jamal Sounds Younger Than Ever
Blue Note (read more...)



If you think of a jazz performance as a meal, it makes you wonder why most musicians serve dessert before the entrée. Considering that most lis (read more...)

May 2005
The Guardian
John L. Walters -
Ahmad Jamal: Barbican, London

Ahmad Jamal

Barbican, London

John L Walters
The Guardian, Wednesday 11 May 2005 06.41 EDT

A master ... (read more...)

   
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