Eight Classic Albums

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All Music Guide - Steve Leggett
With a beautifully economical piano style full of grace, depth, tone, and plenty of swing, Ahmad Jamal is simply one of the greatest pianists in the history of jazz, but he has been woefully underexposed, even as he has been a giant influence in the genre, on Miles Davis, for one, and Gil Evans, who flirted with Jamal's chamber jazz style. This set collects eight of Jamal's seminal albums, 1955's Chamber Music of the New Jazz, 1956's Count 'Em 88, 1958's Ahmad Jamal Trio at the Spotlight Café and Ahmad Jamal at the Pershing: But Not for Me, 1959's Jamal at the Penthouse, 1960's Happy Moods, and 1961's All of You and Standard Eyes, all in one package. Together they form ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Steve Leggett
With a beautifully economical piano style full of grace, depth, tone, and plenty of swing, Ahmad Jamal is simply one of the greatest pianists in the history of jazz, but he has been woefully underexposed, even as he has been a giant influence in the genre, on Miles Davis, for one, and Gil Evans, who flirted with Jamal's chamber jazz style. This set collects eight of Jamal's seminal albums, 1955's Chamber Music of the New Jazz, 1956's Count 'Em 88, 1958's Ahmad Jamal Trio at the Spotlight Café and Ahmad Jamal at the Pershing: But Not for Me, 1959's Jamal at the Penthouse, 1960's Happy Moods, and 1961's All of You and Standard Eyes, all in one package. Together they form perhaps Jamal's richest creative stretch, making this set a welcome delight.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 4/24/2012
  • Label: Real Gone Jazz
  • EAN: 5036408132222
  • Catalog Number: 0813222
  • Sales rank: 1,777

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Volga Boatman (3:44)
  2. 2 Green Dolphin Street (3:17)
  3. 3 How About You (5:26)
  4. 4 I Just Can't See For Looking (2:02)
  5. 5 Spring Will Be a Little Late This Year (2:37)
  6. 6 Beat Out One (5:24)
  7. 7 Maryam (3:37)
  8. 8 Easy To Remember (5:36)
  9. 9 Jim Love Sue (2:53)
  10. 10 Stompin' at the Savoy (4:15)
  11. 11 That's All (2:38)
  12. 12 Girl Next Door (3:26)
  13. 13 Squatty Roo (2:18)
  14. 14 Autumn In New York (3:18)
  15. 15 Taboo (4:01)
  16. 16 Secret Love (3:51)
  17. 17 Should I (3:39)
  18. 18 I Wish I Knew (3:45)
Disc 2
  1. 1 But Not For Me (3:32)
  2. 2 Surrey With the Fringe On Top (2:35)
  3. 3 Moonlight In Vermont (3:09)
  4. 4 (Put Another Nickel In) Music Music Music (2:56)
  5. 5 No Greater Love (3:26)
  6. 6 Poinciana (8:07)
  7. 7 Woody N' You (3:40)
  8. 8 What's New (4:11)
  9. 9 Comme Ci, Comme Ca (2:11)
  10. 10 Ivy (3:58)
  11. 11 Never Never Land (3:06)
  12. 12 Tangerine (4:16)
  13. 13 Ahmads Blues (2:59)
  14. 14 Seleritus (1:41)
  15. 15 I Like To Recognize the Tune (3:08)
  16. 16 I'm Alone With You (2:38)
  17. 17 Sophisticated Gentleman (4:08)
  18. 18 Poinciana (3:03)
Disc 3
  1. 1 Little Old Lady (5:15)
  2. 2 You'd Be So Easy To Love (3:19)
  3. 3 Time On My Hands (1:35)
  4. 4 For All We Know (2:45)
  5. 5 I'll Never Stop Loving You (3:01)
  6. 6 Pavanne (5:44)
  7. 7 Excerpt From the Blues (3:02)
  8. 8 Rain Check (4:41)
  9. 9 Speak Low (4:53)
  10. 10 Rhumba No. 2 (2:37)
  11. 11 Time On My Hands (6:19)
  12. 12 Angel Eyes (4:15)
  13. 13 You Go To My Head (10:56)
  14. 14 Star Eyes (5:55)
  15. 15 All Of You (5:00)
  16. 16 You're Blasé (3:28)
  17. 17 What Is This Thing Called Love? (6:04)
Disc 4
  1. 1 New Rhumba (4:39)
  2. 2 A Foggy Day (4:23)
  3. 3 All Of You (3:15)
  4. 4 It Ain't Necessarily So (3:00)
  5. 5 I Don't Wanna Be Kissed (By Anyone But You) (3:25)
  6. 6 I Get a Kick Out of You (4:50)
  7. 7 Jeff (4:52)
  8. 8 Darn That Dream (3:10)
  9. 9 Spring is Here (4:01)
  10. 10 Billy Boy (2:59)
  11. 11 Sweet and Lovely (3:53)
  12. 12 I Didn't Know What Time It Was (4:28)
  13. 13 Taboo (3:54)
  14. 14 I'll Never Stop Loving You (3:00)
  15. 15 I'll Remember April (2:42)
  16. 16 So Beats My Heart For You (3:34)
  17. 17 For All We Know (2:42)
  18. 18 The Breeze and I (2:16)
  19. 19 Like Someone In Love (2:46)
  20. 20 Angel Eyes (4:08)
  21. 21 The Girl Next Door (3:20)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Ahmad Jamal Primary Artist, Piano
Walter Perkins Drums
Israel Crosby Bass
Vernel Fournier Drums
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