Nature: The Essence Part Three

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Nature: The Essence Part Three
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Studio album by Ahmad Jamal
Released 1998
Recorded July 23–25, 1997
Studio Studio La Buissonne, Pernes-les-Fontaines, France
Genre Jazz
Length 50:44
Label Birdology 3984-23105-2
Ahmad Jamal chronology
Big Byrd: The Essence Part 2
(1996)Big Byrd: The Essence Part 21996
Nature: The Essence Part Three
Picture Perfect
(2000)Picture Perfect2000
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[1]

Nature: The Essence Part Three is an album by American jazz pianist Ahmad Jamal featuring performances recorded in France in 1997 and released on the Birdology label.[2]

Critical reception[edit]

Richard S. Ginell, in his review for Allmusic, states "Still pursuing his own muse, Jamal is up to his usual tricks with his hypnotic vamps and feverish runs, as ever refusing to toe the line and sound like everyone else".[1]

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Ahmad Jamal unless noted.

  1. "If I Find You Again" [Quartet] – 7:52
  2. "Like Someone in Love" (Johnny Burke, Jimmy Van Heusen) – 6:47
  3. "Chaperon" – 2:46
  4. "Devil's in My Den" – 4:59
  5. "And We Were Lovers" (Jerry Goldsmith) – 3:25
  6. "Fantastic Vehicle" [Abridged Version] (Joe Kennedy, Jr.) – 4:40
  7. "The End of a Love Affair" [Abridged Version] (Edward Redding) – 6:57
  8. "Cabin in the Sky" [Medley] (Harold Arlen, Vernon Duke) – 8:50
  9. "If I Find You Again" [Duet] – 4:46



  1. ^ a b Ginell, R. S. Allmusic Review accessed May 28, 2012
  2. ^ Ahmad Jamal discography accessed May 28, 2012