Ahmad Jamal

Pate’s Place offers hearty congratulations to our friend who just received a 2017 Lifetime Achievement Award from The Recording Academy, i.e. the Grammys.┬áThis Special Merit Award is presented by vote of The Recording Academy’s National Trustees to performers who, during their lifetimes, have made creative contributions of outstanding artistic significance to the field of recording.

He remains one of the few artists with a truly unique style!

St. Thomas on Heat Wave, a 1996 album from the Cadet label that does not appear to have been reissued
(Theme from) Valley Of The Dolls on At The Top: Poinciana Revisited

But Not For Me on At His Very Best, and also on disc 2 of The Complete Ahmad Jamal Trio Argo Sessions 1956-62*
Pavanne on Complete Recordings (Import), and also on disc 4 of The Complete Ahmad Jamal Trio Argo Sessions 1956-62

*Note: The link to The Complete Ahmad Jamal Trio Argo Sessions 1956-62 takes you to 9 CDs worth of songs, almost all of which are available as individual downloads.

New Rhumba on Miles Davis’ Miles Ahead
Appreciation on Live In Paris ’92
The Surrey With The Fringe On The Top on At His Very Best, and on disc 2 of The Complete Recordings (Import), and also on disc 2 of The Complete Ahmad Jamal Trio Argo Sessions 1956-62

Poinciana on Live at the Pershing Lounge 1958 and also on The Complete Recordings (Import)
Moonlight In Vermont on At His Very Best, and also on disc 2 of The Complete Ahmad Jamal Trio Argo Sessions 1956-62

Ahmad’s Blues on Natalie Cole’s Stardust
The Girl Next Door, originally on the now out of print vinyl Standard Eyes, can be found on disc 3 of The Complete Ahmad Jamal Trio Argo Sessions 1956-62
How Insensitive on At The Top: Poinciana Revisited

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