Ahmad Jamal - Emerald City Nights - Live at the Penthouse 1965 - 1966
Official release supervised by Ahmad Jamal.
Never-before released Ahmad Jamal in the 1960’s Recorded at the Penthouse Jazz Club in Seattle.
Deluxe 2-CD digipack.
Ahmad Jamal Live at the Penthouse: Volume 1 and Volume 2 brings forth a collection of previously unissued recordings of the iconic pianist captured live at the hallowed Penthouse jazz club in Seattle, WA between 1963 and 1966 with trios featuring bassists Richard Evans and Jamil Nasser, and drummers Chuck Lampkin, Vernel Fournier and Frank Gant. The deluxe packages include extensive booklets with rare photos, liner notes by journalist Eugene Holly, Jr., and interviews with pianists Ramsey Lewis, Jon Batiste, Hiromi and more, plus producer Marshall Chess of Chess/Argo Records. These will mark the first 2 releases from producer and "Jazz Detective" Zev Feldman's new label venture Deep Digs Music Group, in partnership with Elemental Music.
1. I DIDN’T KNOW WHAT TIME IT WAS (15:07) R. RODGERS, L. HART
2. WHO CAN I TURN TO? (5:17) L. BRICUSSE, A. NEWLEY
RECORDED ON MARCH 18, 1965 AT THE PENTHOUSE, SEATTLE, WA
3. MY FIRST LOVE SONG (10:33) L. BRICUSSE, A. NEWLEY
4. FEELING GOOD (9:27) L. BRICUSSE, A. NEWLEY
RECORDED ON MARCH 25, 1965 AT THE PENTHOUSE, SEATTLE, WA
AHMAD JAMAL piano, JAMIL NASSER bass, CHUCK LAMPKIN drums
1. CONCERN (11:46) A. JAMAL
2. LIKE SOMEONE IN LOVE (5:43) J. VAN HEUSEN, J. BURKE
AHMAD JAMAL piano, JAMIL NASSER bass, VERNEL FOURNIER drums
RECORDED ON OCTOBER 28, 1965 AT THE PENTHOUSE, SEATTLE, WA
3. INVITATION (8:36) B. KAPER, P. WEBSTER
4. POINCIANA (8:44) N. SIMON, B. BERNIER
5. WHISPER NOT (2:47) B. GOLSON
AHMAD JAMAL piano, JAMIL NASSER bass, FRANK GANT drums
RECORDED ON SEPTEMBER 22, 1966 AT THE PENTHOUSE, SEATTLE, WA
Produced for release by ZEV FELDMAN
Co-produced by ANDREW STAYMAN
Executive Producers: AHMAD JAMAL, JORDI SOLEY and CARLOS AGUSTÍN CALEMBERT
Associate Producers: ZAK SHELBY-SZYSZKO, JOE ALTERMAN, JIM WILKE and CHARLIE PUZZO JR.
Released on December 2nd, 2022.
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