The Ahmad Jamal Trio

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The Ahmad Jamal Trio
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Studio album by
Released1956
RecordedOctober 1955
StudioColumbia 30th Street Studio, New York City
GenreJazz
Length36:04
LabelEpic LN 3212[1]
Ahmad Jamal chronology
Ahmad Jamal Plays
(1955)
The Ahmad Jamal Trio
(1956)
Count 'Em 88
(1956)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic4.5/5 stars[2]

The Ahmad Jamal Trio is an album by American jazz pianist Ahmad Jamal.[3] It was released on the Epic label.[4]

Critical reception[edit]

AllMusic awarded the album 4½ stars, stating that "Jamal was creating quite a stir at the time with his fresh chord voicings and use of space and dynamics."[2]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Perfidia" (Alberto Domínguez) – 3:57
  2. "Love for Sale" (Cole Porter) – 8:32
  3. "Rica Pulpa" (Eliseo Grenet) – 3:51
  4. "Autumn Leaves" (Joseph Kosma, Johnny Mercer) – 2:41
  5. "Just Squeeze Me" (Duke Ellington, Lee Gaines) – 3:51
  6. "Something to Remember You By" (Howard Dietz, Arthur Schwartz) – 2:49
  7. "Black Beauty" (Duke Ellington) – 3:27
  8. "The Donkey Serenade" (Herbert Stothart, Rudolf Friml) – 3:18
  9. "Don't Blame Me" (Dorothy Fields, Jimmy McHugh) – 3:22
  10. "They Can't Take That Away from Me" (George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin) – 3:00

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Popoff, Martin (September 8, 2009). Goldmine Record Album Price Guide. Penguin. ISBN 9781440229169 – via Google Books.
  2. ^ a b Yanow, S. Allmusic Review accessed May 23, 2012
  3. ^ Jazz, All About. "Ahmad Jamal: Trio & Quintet Recordings With Ray Crawford album review @ All About Jazz". All About Jazz.
  4. ^ Ahmad Jamal discography accessed November 17, 2016