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The Complete 1962 at The Blackhawk

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Format:
Compact Disc (Audio)
No of Discs:
2
Availability:
Pre-Release
Release Date:
07-10-2022
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Barcode:
8436559469319
Packaging:
Jewel Case
Catalog Number:
99155
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Description

2CD set + 9 bonus tracks, includes a comprehensive 12-page booklet.

This release compiles all known 1962 performances by the celebrated Ahmad Jamal Trio with Israel Crosby and Vernel Fournier at the Blackhawk club in San Francisco. This material was originally issued on the LP, Ahmad Jamal at the Blackhawk (Argo LPS-703). Nine extra tunes from the engagement, that were not issued on the original LP, have been added. This formation of Jamal's trio, so admired by Miles Davis, ended midway through 1962 following the death of its bassist, Israel Crosby.

"This is the group that so dazzled Miles Davis with its use of space and lyricism. Contained here are the legendary Live at the Blackhawk performances. Notable Jamal renditions of standards, such as 'Angel Eyes,' 'Falling in Love with Love,' and 'On Green Dolphin Street' are all here, making this the definitive Jamal of the early '60s, and easily his finest live offering. Sound is warm, spacious, and full, and the entire proceeding is beautifully assembled." - Thom Jurek

Tracks

  1. Name
  2. Medley: I'll Take Romance/My Funny Valentine
  3. Like Someone In Love
  4. Falling In Love With Love
  5. The Best Thing For You
  6. April In Paris
  7. The Second Time Around
  8. We Live In Two Different Worlds
  9. Night Mist Blues
  10. Darn That Dream
  11. On Green Dolphin Street
  12. Like Someone In Love [alternative Version 1]
  13. The Second Time Around [alternative Version 1]
  14. Angel Eyes
  15. Medley: Alone Together / Love Walked In
  16. Smoke Gets In Your Eyes
  17. I'm Old Fashioned
  18. We Kiss In A Shadow
  19. The Second Time Around [alternative Version 2]
  20. Like Someone In Love [alternative Version 2]
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