Olympia 2000

Olympia 2000

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by Ahmad Jamal
     
 
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

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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.

Product Details

Release Date:
10/23/2001
Label:
Dreyfus
UPC:
0764911662923
catalogNumber:
36629

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Guest More than 1 year ago
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..........