Ahmad Jamal

Tuesday, November 27, 2012 - 8:00pm
Van Duzer Theatre, Theater Arts Bldg.
Adult $55.00  • 
Child $55.00  • 
HSU $25.00


Pianist Ahmad Jamal has long been recognized as a bona fide jazz giant, a living legend who has been inspiring audiences and fellow musicians since the 1950s. None other than Miles Davis wrote in his autobiography: “He knocked me out with his concept of space, his lightness of touch, his understatement.” Jamal’s classic album Live at the Pershing became a runaway hit in 1958, perfectly capturing his distinctive style and selling millions of records in the process. Now a half century into his career, “Ahmad Jamal is still confounding expectations right and left." (JazzTimes) Performing here with his long-time quartet, Jamal offers a rare opportunity to witness a jazz history-maker in action!

 

"No musician has had a more profound effect on the orchestral approach to small groups than Ahmad Jamal."—The Village Voice
 

 

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