Naked City Theme

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Naked City Theme
Naked City Theme.jpg
Live album by Ahmad Jamal
Released 1965
Recorded June 26–28, 1964
Venue The Jazz Workshop, San Francisco
Genre Jazz
Length 39:31
Label Argo
Ahmad Jamal chronology
Naked City Theme
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Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 2/5 stars[1]

Naked City Theme is a live album by American jazz pianist Ahmad Jamal featuring performances recorded at the Jazz Workshop in 1964 and released on the Argo label.[2]

Critical reception[edit]

AllMusic awarded the album 2 stars stating "Jamal's distinctive chord voicings and use of space and dynamics remained his trademark. Worth searching for".[1]

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Ahamad Jamal unless noted.

  1. "Naked City Theme" (Billy May, Milt Raskin) 5:09
  2. "Minor Moods" – 7:21
  3. "Haitian Market Place" (Richard Evans) – 7:09
  4. "Beautiful Love" (Victor Young, Wayne King) – 3:40
  5. "One For Miles" – 9:00
  6. "Lollipops and Roses" (Tony Velona) – 7:12



  1. ^ a b Yanow, S. Allmusic Review accessed May 21, 20121
  2. ^ Ahmad Jamal discography accessed May 21, 2012