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Ahmad Jamal Piano Trio

Duration:
1 hour
First broadcast:
Sunday 24 February 2013

Besides topping the charts in the 1950s, Ahmad Jamal's piano trio recordings had a profound influence on the music of Miles Davis. Geoffrey Smith explores a relationship that surprised the critics.

Music Played

12 items
Timings (where shown) are from the start of the programme in hours and minutes
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    Charlie Parker's Reboppers A Gal in Calico

    Composer: Robin, Schwartz Performers: Miles Davis, t; Red Garland p; Oscar Pettiford, b; Philly Joe Jones, d. June 1955

    The Musings of Miles, Prestige, OJCCD0042 (1); Tr.4

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    Ahmad Jamal A Gal in Calico

    Composer: Robin, Schwartz Performers: Ahmad Jamal, p; Ray Crawford, g; Eddie Calhoun, b. May 1952

    The Quintessence, Fremeaux & Associes, FA 289; D1, Tr.1

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    Ahmad Jamal I Get a Kick Out of You

    Composer: Porter Performers: Ahmad Jamal, p; Ray Crawford, g; Israel Crosby, b. May 1955

    The Quintessence, Fremeaux & Associes, FA 289; D1, Tr.6

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    Ahmad Jamal New Rhumba

    Composer: Jamal, Burton Performers: Ahmad Jamal, p; Ray Crawford, g; Israel Crosby, b. May 1955

    The Quintessence, Fremeaux & Associes, FA 289; D1, TR. 4

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    Charlie Parker's Reboppers New Rhumba

    Composer: Jamal Performers: Miles Davis, flugelhorn; James T Jordan, Ernest Royal, Bernie Glow, John Carisi, Louis Mucci, t; Willie Ruff, Tony Miranda, horn; Jimmy Cleveland, Frank Rehak, Joe Bennett, tb; Bill Barber, tu; Lee Konitz, as; Danny Bank, bcl; Romeo Penque, Sid Cooper, fl, cl; Paul Chambers, b; Art Taylor Sn, d. May 1957

    Miles Ahead, CBS, 460606 2, TR. 7

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    Red Garland Billy Boy

    Composer: Trad Performers: Red Garland, p; Paul Chambers, b; Philly Joe Jones, d. February or March 1958

    Milestones, CBS, 460827 2. Tr.5

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    Ahmad Jamal Billy Boy

    Composer: Trad Performers: Ahmad Jamal, p; Israel Crosby, b; Vernell Fournier, d. 1958

    The Quintessence, Fremeaux & Associes, FA 289; D1; Tr.13

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    Charlie Parker's Reboppers It Could Happen to You

    Composer: Van Heusen, Burke Performers: Miles Davis, t: John Coltrane, ts; Red Garland, p; Paul Chambers, b; Joe Jones, d. May 1956

    The Miles David Quintet: The Legendary Prestige Quintet Sessions, Prestige, PRCD4-4444-2. D2, Tr.1

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    Ahmad Jamal It Could Happen to You

    Composer: Van Heusen, Burke Performers: Ahmad Jamal, p; Israel Crosby, b; Vernell Fournier, d. September 1958

    The Quintessence, Fremeaux & Associes, FA 289; D1, Tr.19

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    Ahmad Jamal Music Music Music

    Composer: Baum, Weiss Performers: Ahmad Jamal, p; Israel Crosby, b; Vernell Fournier, d. 1958

    The Quintessence, Fremeaux & Associes, FA 289; D1, Tr.10

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    Ahmad Jamal Poinciana

    Composer: Bernier, Simon Performers: Ahmad Jamal, p; Israel Crosby, b; Vernell Fournier, d. 1958

    The Quintessence, Fremeaux & Associes, FA 289; D1, Tr. 11

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    Ahmad Jamal Blue Moon

    Composer: Rogers, Hart Performers: Ahmad Jamal, p; Manolo Badrena, perc; Reginald Veal, b; Herlin Riley, d. October 2011

    Blue Moon, Jazz Village, JV 570024.25. Tr.2

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