Ahmad Jamal

Jazz, Musical Artist

1930 –

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Who is Ahmad Jamal?

Ahmad Jamal is an American jazz pianist, composer, and educator. According to American music critic Stanley Crouch, Jamal is second in importance in the development of jazz after 1945 only to Charlie Parker. For five decades, he has been one of the most successful small-group leaders in jazz.

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Born
Jul 2, 1930
Pittsburgh
Also known as
  • Frederick Russell Jones
  • Fritz Jones
  • Ahmad Jahmal
  • Ahmed Jamal
  • Jamal, Ahmad
Spouses
Religion
  • Islam
Ethnicity
  • African American
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • Westinghouse High School
Lived in
  • Buddy Ebsen

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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