The Record Collection

Ahmad Jamal: The Legendary Okeh & Epic Recordings (1951-55)

Epic/Legacy 520237 (2005)

The Legendary Okeh & Epic Recordings

Track list:

01 – The Surrey With The Fringe On Top
02 – Will You Still Be Mine
03 – Ahmad’s Blues
04 – A Gal In Calico
05 – Aki And Ukthay
06 – Billy Boy
07 – Black Beauty
08 – Love For Sale
09 – Something To Remember You By
10 – Poinciana
11 – Don’t Blame Me
12 – Autumn Leaves
13 – They Can’t Take That Away From Me
14 – Old Devil Moon
15 – It’s Easy To Remember
16 – Squeeze Me
17 – Crazy He Calls Me
18 – Pavanne
19 – Perfidia
20 – Rica Pulpa
21 – The Donkey Serenade

Personnel:

Ahmad Jamal – piano
Ray Crawford – guitar
Eddie Calhoun – bass (#1-6)
Israel Crosby – bass (#7-21)

#1-2 recorded at Columbia Studios, Chicago; October 25, 1951.
#3-6 recorded at Columbia Studios, Chicago; May 5, 1952.
#7-21 recorded at Columbia’s 30th Street Studio, New York City; October 25, 1955.

Liner notes: Randy Weston

#1-6, 10, 14, 15, 17, 18 & 21 originally issued on The Piano Scene Of Ahmad Jamal (EPIC LN 3631).
All other selections originally issued on The Ahmad Jamal Trio (EPIC LN 3212).

The Piano Scene of Ahmad Jamal

Ahmad Jamal Trio

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