Ahmad Jamal is an innovative and influential American jazz pianist, composer and mentor. According to Stanley Crouch, Jamal ranks as the second most important one in the development of jazz after 1945 after Charlie Parker. Over the past five decades, he has been in jazz. One of the most successful trio leaders.
Since 1980, Jamal guest house to the main clubs in the United States and major European jazz festivals. He is often accompanied by bassist James Cammack and drummer Idris Muhammad. He often performs with saxophonist George Coleman.
Ahmad's Blues (1951, 1955)
Chamber Music of the New Jazz (1955)
Count 'Em 88-The Ahmad Jamal Trio (1956) Argo
At the Pershing: But Not for Me (1958)
Live at The Pershing & The Spotlight Club (1958)
Jamal at the Penthouse (1959)
Happy Moods (1960) Argo
All of You (1961, Argo, with Israel Crosby, Vernel Fournier)
Alhambra (1961, Argo, with Crosby, Fournier)
Cross Country Tour 1958-1961 (1962)
Heat Wave (1966)
Standard Eyes (1967)
The Bright, The Blue and The Beautiful (1968)