Jamalca (album)

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Studio album by
Label20th Century T-432
ProducerAhmad Jamal and Richard Evans
Ahmad Jamal chronology
Ahmad Jamal '73
Jamal Plays Jamal
Professional ratings
Review scores
Allmusic3/5 stars[1]

Jamalca is an album by American jazz pianist Ahmad Jamal featuring performances recorded in 1974 and released on the 20th Century label.[2]

Critical reception[edit]

Allmusic awarded the album 3 stars stating "This is essentially a crossover album, and while it is dated, it is still enjoyable in spots... At this point, the potential audience for this album will consist more of crate-digging rare groove enthusiasts than straight-ahead jazz fans".[1]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Ghetto Child" (Thom Bell, Linda Creed) – 5:37
  2. "Misdemeanor" (Leon Sylvers III) – 4:30
  3. "Along the Nile" (Ra Twani Az Yemeni) 4:46
  4. "Trouble Man" (Marvin Gaye) – 5:11
  5. "Jamalca" (Ahmad Jamal) – 3:54
  6. "Don't Misunderstand" (Gordon Parks) – 4:07
  7. "Theme Bahamas" (Brian Grice) – 6:09
  8. "Children Calling" (Joel Beale) – 4:45
  9. "Theme from M*A*S*H (Suicide Is Painless)" (Mike Altman, Johnny Mandel) – 2:48



  1. ^ a b York, W. Allmusic Review accessed May 24, 2012
  2. ^ Ahmad Jamal discography accessed May 24, 2012