Ahmad Jamal

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Important jazz pianist who parlayed a lean approach, featuring intelligent use of space and an expert sense of pacing plus simple embellishments.
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Discography

Year Album Label AllMusic Rating User Ratings
Chamber Music of the New Jazz
1955 Chamber Music of the New Jazz GRP
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Ahmad Jamal Trio
1955 Ahmad Jamal Trio Epic
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Count 'Em 88
1956 Count 'Em 88 Decca / Verve
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Ahmad Jamal at the Pershing, Vol. 2
1958 Ahmad Jamal at the Pershing, Vol. 2 Argo / Decca / Verve Reissues
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Ahmad's Blues
1958 Ahmad's Blues GRP / Chess
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Ahmad Jamal at the Pershing, Vol. 1
1958 Ahmad Jamal at the Pershing, Vol. 1 Argo
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At the Pershing: But Not for Me
1958 At the Pershing: But Not for Me Chess
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But Not for Me
1958 But Not for Me Universal / Polygram
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The Portfolio of Ahmad Jamal
1958 The Portfolio of Ahmad Jamal Decca / Verve
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Ahmad Jamal Trio, Vol. 4
1959 Ahmad Jamal Trio, Vol. 4 Argo
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Jamal at the Penthouse
1959 Jamal at the Penthouse Argo
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The Piano Scene of Ahmad Jamal
1959 The Piano Scene of Ahmad Jamal Speakers Corner
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Happy Moods
1960 Happy Moods Decca / Verve
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Listen to the Ahmad Jamal Quintet
1961 Listen to the Ahmad Jamal Quintet Decca / Verve
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All of You
1961 All of You Decca / Verve
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Ahmad Jamal's Alhambra
1961 Ahmad Jamal's Alhambra Decca / Verve Reissues
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Ahmad Jamal at the Blackhawk
1961 Ahmad Jamal at the Blackhawk Argo / Decca / Verve
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Macanudo
1963 Macanudo Argo
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Poinciana [Chess/MCA]
1963 Poinciana [Chess/MCA] Chess / MCA
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Naked City Theme
1965 Naked City Theme Argo
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The Roar of the Greasepaint
1965 The Roar of the Greasepaint Argo
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Extensions
1966 Extensions Argo
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Rhapsody
1966 Rhapsody Cadet
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Heat Wave
1966 Heat Wave Cadet
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Cry Young
1966 Cry Young Cadet
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Standard Eyes
1967 Standard Eyes Cadet
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The Bright, the Blue and the Beautiful
1968 The Bright, the Blue and the Beautiful Cadet
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Tranquility
1968 Tranquility Universal / Verve
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Ahmad Jamal at the Top: Poinciana Revisited
1969 Ahmad Jamal at the Top: Poinciana Revisited Impulse!
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The Awakening
1970 The Awakening Impulse! / GRP
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Freeflight
1971 Freeflight GRP
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Outertimeinnerspace
1972 Outertimeinnerspace Universal / Verve
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Ahmad Jamal '73
1973 Ahmad Jamal '73 20th Century
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Jamalca
1974 Jamalca 20th Century
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Jamal Plays Jamal
1974 Jamal Plays Jamal 20th Century
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Live at Oil Can Harry's
1976 Live at Oil Can Harry's P-Vine Records
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Steppin' Out with a Dream
1976 Steppin' Out with a Dream 20th Century
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Intervals
1979 Intervals 20th Century Fox
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One
1979 One 20th Century
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Live at Bubba's
1980 Live at Bubba's Who's Who in Jazz
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Genetic Walk
1980 Genetic Walk 20th Century
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Night Song
1980 Night Song Motown
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Ahmad Jamal/Gary Burton In Concert
1981 Ahmad Jamal/Gary Burton In Concert Personal Choice
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Live in Concert Featuring Gary Burton
1981 Live in Concert Featuring Gary Burton Black Label (jazz & gospel)
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Autumn Leaves
1981 Autumn Leaves Cotton Fields
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In Concert
1981 In Concert Who's Who in Jazz
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Digital Works
1985 Digital Works Rhino / Atlantic
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Live at the Montreal Jazz Festival 1985
1985 Live at the Montreal Jazz Festival 1985 Collectables
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Rossiter Road
1986 Rossiter Road Collectables
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Crystal
1987 Crystal Collectables
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Pittsburgh
1989 Pittsburgh Collectables
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Live at Blues Alley Blues
1992 Live at Blues Alley Blues Alley Records
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Chicago Revisited: Live at Joe Segal's Jazz Showcase
1992 Chicago Revisited: Live at Joe Segal's Jazz Showcase Telarc Distribution
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Live in Paris '92
1993 Live in Paris '92 Verve
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I Remember Duke, Hoagy & Strayhorn
1994 I Remember Duke, Hoagy & Strayhorn Telarc Distribution
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The Essence, Pt. 1
1995 The Essence, Pt. 1 Dreyfus Records / Verve
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Big Byrd: The Essence, Pt. 2
1997 Big Byrd: The Essence, Pt. 2 Dreyfus Records / Verve
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Ahmad Jamal with the Assai Quartet
1998 Ahmad Jamal with the Assai Quartet Roesch
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Nature: The Essence, Pt. 3
1998 Nature: The Essence, Pt. 3 Atlantic
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Picture Perfect
2001 Picture Perfect Birdology
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Olympia 2000
2001 Olympia 2000 Dreyfus Records
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In Search of Momentum
2003 In Search of Momentum Dreyfus Records
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Live in Paris 1996
2003 Live in Paris 1996 Birdology
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Modern Jazz Archive
2004 Modern Jazz Archive MSI Music Distribution / Membran
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After Fajr
2005 After Fajr Dreyfus Records / Birdology / Dreyfus Jazz
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It's Magic
2008 It's Magic Dreyfus Jazz
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A Quiet Time
2009 A Quiet Time Dreyfus Jazz / Dreyfus Records
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Blue Moon: The New York Session/The Paris Concert
2012 Blue Moon: The New York Session/The Paris Concert Jazz Village
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Marseille
2017 Marseille Jazz Village / JazzBook
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Ballades
2019 Ballades Jazz Village
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