Ahmad Jamal at the Top: Poinciana Revisited

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Ahmad Jamal at the Top: Poinciana Revisited
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Live album by Ahmad Jamal
Released 1969
Recorded 1968
Genre Jazz
Length 42:04
Label Impulse!
AS 9176
Producer Ahmad Jamal, Johnny Pate
Ahmad Jamal chronology
Tranquility
(1968)Tranquility1968
Ahmad Jamal at the Top: Poinciana Revisited
(1968)
The Awakening
(1970)The Awakening1970
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[1]
The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide 3/5 stars[2]

Ahmad Jamal at the Top: Poinciana Revisited is a live album by American jazz pianist Ahmad Jamal featuring performances recorded at The Village Gate in 1968 and released on the Impulse! label.[3]

Critical reception[edit]

Thom Jurek of Allmusic states the album "reveals Jamal playing in a more driving, percussive style, though he keeps his utterly elegant chord voicings intact".[1]

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Ahmad Jamal except where noted.

  1. "Have You Met Miss Jones" (Lorenz Hart, Richard Rodgers) – 3:47
  2. "Poinciana" (Buddy Bernier, Nat Simon) – 9:19
  3. "Lament" – 8:05
  4. "Call Me" (Tony Hatch) – 4:51
  5. "(Theme from) Valley of the Dolls" (André Previn, Dory Previn) – 4:23
  6. "Frank's Tune" (Frank Strozier) – 5:50
  7. "How Insensitive" (Antônio Carlos Jobim, Vinícius de Moraes) – 5:52

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Jurek, T. Allmusic Review accessed May 18, 2012
  2. ^ Swenson, J. (Editor) (1985). The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide. USA: Random House/Rolling Stone. p. 111. ISBN 0-394-72643-X. 
  3. ^ Impulse! Records discography accessed May 18, 2012