Ahmad Jamal

The Classic 1958-62 Recordings (JD 006)

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The Classic 1958-62 Recordings

Ahmad Jamal

Jazz Dynamics

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DYN 136676

JD 006

JAZZ

5

The Classic 1958-62 Recordings

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CD 20,65 €

5-CD DELUXE BOX SET

INCLUDES 8 BONUS TRACKS

4 STARS PENGUIN GUIDE TO JAZZ

INCLUDES 36-PAGE BOOKLET

"This release compiles all of the originally issued recordings made by the classic Ahmad Jamal Trio with Israel Crosby and Vernel Fournier between 1958 and 1962 (Crosby died on August 11, 1962 at the age of 43). Included here are the legendary club performances taped in 1958 at the Pershing Lounge, in Chicago, as well as the subsequent sets recorded at the Spotlight, the Alhambra and the Blackhawk, plus various other sessions. This was the music that made Jamal famous. As a bonus, nine earlier versions of tunes from our set recorded by different formations of the Jamal trio.

This set has the complete contents of the following original albums:

  • - BUT NOT FOR ME (Argo LP-628),
  • - AT THE PERSHING VOL.2 (Argo LP-667),
  • - HAPPY MOODS (Argo LP-662),
  • - AHMAD JAMAL's ALHAMBRA (Argo LP-685),
  • - ALL OF YOU (Argo LP-691),
  • - AHMAL JAMAL AT HE BLACKHAWK (Argo LP-703),
  • - AHMAD JAMAL TRIO - VOLUME IV (Argo LP-636)
  • - PORTOFOLIO OF AHMAD JAMAL(Argo LP-2638),
  • - and POINCIANA (Argo LP-719),
  • plus tracks from those sessions originally issued by Argo on compilation LPs.

PERSONNEL:

  • AHMAD JAMAL piano
  • ISRAEL CROSBY bass
  • VERNEL FOURNIER drums

CD 1 (1-19) Live at the Pershing Lounge, Chicago, Jan. 16-17, 1958.V

CD 1 (20-22) Chicago, June 30, 1958.

CD 2 & CD 3 (1-5) Live at the Spotlight Club, Washington, Sep. 5-6, 1958.

CD 3 (6-15) Chicago, Jan. 20-21, 1960 (originally issued as Happy Moods).

CD 3 (16-20) & CD 4 (1-13) Live at Ahmad Jamal’s Alhambra, Chicago, June 22, 1961.

CD 5 (1-10) Live at The Blackhawk, San Francisco, Jan. 31 & Feb. 1, 1962

BONUS TRACKS:

  • CD 4 (14) & CD 5 (11-12)
  • Ahmad Jamal (p), Ray Crawford (g), Israel Crosby (b).
  • New York, October 25, 1955.
  • CD 5 (13-14) Same personnel as above. Chicago, May 23, 1955.
  • CD 5 (15-18) Same personnel as above except Eddie Calhoun (b) replaces Crosby.
  • Chicago, May 5, 1952.

CD 1 - TOTAL TIME: 77:01 Min.

  • 01. BUT NOT FOR ME
  • 02. THE SURREY WITH THE FRINGE ON TOP
  • 03. MOONLIGHT IN VERMONT
  • 04. MUSIC! MUSIC! MUSIC! (PUT ANOTHER NICKEL IN)
  • 05. THERE IS NO GREATER LOVE
  • 06. POINCIANA
  • 07. WOODY ‘N YOU
  • 08. WHAT’S NEW?
  • 09. TOO LATE NOW
  • 10. ALL THE THINGS YOU ARE
  • 11. CHEROKEE
  • 12. IT MIGHT AS WELL BE SPRING
  • 13. I’LL REMEMBER APRIL
  • 14. MY FUNNY VALENTINE
  • 15. GONE WITH THE WIND
  • 16. BILLY BOY
  • 17. IT’S YOU OR NO ONE
  • 18. THEY CAN’T TAKE THAT AWAY FROM ME
  • 19. POOR BUTTERFLY
  • 20. SECRET LOVE
  • 21. TAKING A CHANCE ON LOVE
  • 22. SOFT WINDS

CD 2- TOTAL TIME: 78:45 Min.

  • 01. TABOO
  • 02. SHOULD I?
  • 03. STOMPIN’ AT THE SAVOY
  • 04. THE GIRL NEXT DOOR
  • 05. I WISH I KNEW
  • 06. CHEEK TO CHEEK
  • 07. AUTUMN IN NEW YORK
  • 08. SECRET LOVE
  • 09. SQUATTY ROO
  • 10. THAT’S ALL
  • 11. THIS CAN’T BE LOVE
  • 12. AUTUMN LEAVES
  • 13. AHMAD’S BLUES
  • 14. OLE DEVIL MOON
  • 15. SELERITUS
  • 16. IT COULD HAPPEN TO YOU
  • 17. IVY
  • 18. TATER PIE
  • 19. LET’S FALL IN LOVE
  • 20. AKI & UKTHAY (BROTHER & SISTER)

CD 3 - TOTAL TIME: 76:30 Min.

  • 01. YOU DON’T KNOW WHAT LOVE IS
  • 02. I DIDN’T KNOW WHAT TIME IT WAS
  • 03. SO BEATS MY HEART FOR YOU
  • 04. A GAL IN CALICO
  • 05. OUR DELIGHT
  • 06. LITTLE OLD LADY
  • 07. FOR ALL WE KNOW
  • 08. PAVANNE
  • 09. EXCERPT FROM THE BLUES
  • 10. EASY TO LOVE
  • 11. TIME ON MY HANDS
  • 12. RAINCHECK
  • 13. I’LL NEVER STOP LOVING YOU
  • 14. SPEAK LOW
  • 15. RHUMBA No.2
  • 16. WE KISS IN THE SHADOW
  • 17. SWEET AND LOVELY
  • 18. THE PARTY’S OVER
  • 19. LOVE FOR SALE
  • 20. SNOW FALL

CD 4 - TOTAL TIME: 76:53 Min.

  • 01. BROADWAY
  • 02. WILLOW WEEP FOR ME
  • 03. AUTUMN LEAVES
  • 04. ISN’T IT ROMANTIC
  • 05. THE BREEZE AND I
  • 06. TIME ON MY HANDS
  • 07. ANGEL EYES
  • 08. YOU GO TO MY HEAD
  • 09. STAR EYES
  • 10. ALL OF YOU
  • 11. YOU’RE BLASÉ
  • 12. WHAT IS THIS THING CALLED LOVE?
  • 13. POINCIANA
  • 14. AUTUMN LEAVES (1955 Studio version)

CD 5- TOTAL TIME: 78:38 Min.

  • 01. Medley: I’LL TAKE ROMANCE/MY FUNNY VALENTINE
  • 02. LIKE SOMEONE IN LOVE
  • 03. FALLING IN LOVE WITH LOVE
  • 04. THE BEST THING FOR YOU
  • 05. APRIL IN PARIS
  • 06. THE SECOND TIME AROUND
  • 07. WE LIVE IN TWO DIFFERENT WORLDS
  • 08. NIGHT MIST BLUES
  • 09 DARN THAT DREAM
  • 10. ON GREEN DOLPHIN STREET
  • 11. POINCIANA (1955 Studio version)
  • 12. PAVANNE (1955 Studio version)
  • 13. ALL OF YOU (1955 Studio version)
  • 14. DARN THAT DREAM (1955 Studio version)
  • 15. AHMAD’S BLUES (1952 studio version)
  • 16. A GAL IN CALICO (1952 studio version)
  • 17. AKI & UKTHAY (BROTHER & SISTER) (1952 studio version)
  • 18. BILLY BOY (1952 studio version)