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Olympia 2000

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All Music Guide - David R. Adler
Recorded at L'Olympia in Paris shortly after Jamal's 70th birthday, Olympia 2000 features the pianist with his trio mates: James Cammack bass and Idris Muhammad drums. They're joined by tenor saxophonist George Coleman on the first four tracks, which are fairly lengthy readings of standards: "The Night Has a Thousand Eyes," "How Deep Is the Ocean," "Autumn Leaves," and "My Foolish Heart." The last two tracks -- Johnny Pate's mid-tempo swing tune "Appreciation" and Jamal's own funky, involved "Aftermath" -- feature the trio without the horn. Fans of Jamal won't be disappointed; Coleman's beefy, substantial ruminations add a great deal to...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - David R. Adler
Recorded at L'Olympia in Paris shortly after Jamal's 70th birthday, Olympia 2000 features the pianist with his trio mates: James Cammack bass and Idris Muhammad drums. They're joined by tenor saxophonist George Coleman on the first four tracks, which are fairly lengthy readings of standards: "The Night Has a Thousand Eyes," "How Deep Is the Ocean," "Autumn Leaves," and "My Foolish Heart." The last two tracks -- Johnny Pate's mid-tempo swing tune "Appreciation" and Jamal's own funky, involved "Aftermath" -- feature the trio without the horn. Fans of Jamal won't be disappointed; Coleman's beefy, substantial ruminations add a great deal to the session.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 10/23/2001
  • Label: Dreyfus
  • UPC: 764911662923
  • Catalog Number: 36629

Album Credits

Performance Credits
Ahmad Jamal Primary Artist
George Coleman Tenor Saxophone
James Cammack Bass
Idris Muhammad Drums
Technical Credits
Ahmad Jamal Arranger, Liner Notes
Jean-François Deiber Producer
Alain Français Engineer
Ned Washington Composer
Victor Young Composer
Bruno Coquatrix Contributor
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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    True Jazz and live un-computerized music still lives.

    This is a artist that has been around for a very long time. He has graced us with great music from his piano that will touch your inner being. Artist like this do not get there just do until they go to glory. He deserves it now..........

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