Ahmad Jamal

Oct 12

8:00 PM

Friday, October 12, 2018

Ahmad Jamal’s prolific career has spanned seven decades since his landmark album At the Pershing: But Not for Me—recorded at the Pershing Hotel in Chicago—attracted the attention of Miles Davis and launched him to international fame. Jamal’s sound continues to evolve on his funky and spacious latest album, Marseille.

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“My second home,” says jazz great Ahmad Jamal of Chicago, and for good reason. Not only did the pianist's music helped to build the legendary Chess label — home to rock and blues pioneers Chuck Berry, Muddy Waters, Bo Diddley and many others — he also created one of his best-selling albums here. Read more at CSO Sounds & Stories

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This program is partially supported by a grant from the Illinois Arts Council Agency.