The Bright, the Blue and the Beautiful

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The Bright, the Blue and the Beautiful
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Studio album by Ahmad Jamal
Released 1968
Recorded February 12 & 13, 1968
Studio Fine Recording Studios, New York
Genre Jazz
Length 28:05
Label Cadet
Producer Richard Evans
Ahmad Jamal chronology
Cry Young
(1967)Cry Young1967
The Bright, the Blue and the Beautiful
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 2/5 stars[1]

The Bright, the Blue and the Beautiful is an album by American jazz pianist Ahmad Jamal featuring performances recorded in 1968 and released on the Cadet label.[2]

Critical reception[edit]

Allmusic awarded the album 2 stars.[1]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Wild Is the Wind" (Dimitri Tiomkin, Ned Washington) – 2:38
  2. "Ballad for Beverly" (Bob Williams) – 3:24
  3. "Of Bass I Love" (Ahmad Jamal, Jamil Sulieman) – 2:40
  4. "Yesterdays" (Otto Harbach, Jerome Kern) – 2:40
  5. "I Wish I Knew (How It Would Feel to Be Free)" (Billy Taylor, Dick Dallas) – 2:47
  6. "At Long Last Love" (Cole Porter) – 2:50
  7. "Never Let Me Go" (Jay Livingston, Ray Evans) – 2:23
  8. "Gypsies in the Wind" (Williams) – 2:55
  9. "Lover Man" (Jimmy Davis, Ram Ramirez, James Sherman) – 2:48
  10. "By Myself" (Howard Dietz, Arthur Schwartz) – 3:00



  1. ^ a b Allmusic Review accessed May 18, 20121
  2. ^ Ahmad Jamal discography accessed May 18, 2012