Ahmad Jamal http://wclk.com en Jay Edwards Talks With Ahmad Jamal http://wclk.com/post/jay-edwards-talks-ahmad-jamal <p></p><p>Ahmad Jamal makes a much-anticipated return to Atlanta headlining the 2014 Jazz Festival in Piedmont Park Sunday night, May 25.&nbsp; His most recent release <strong><em>Saturday Morning</em></strong> shows him to be as relevant, rhythmic and melodic as ever over the course of a career that goes back five decades.</p><p>Jamal spoke with Jay Edwards on Jazz Tones Saturday afternoon to catch up with Atlanta and talk about his upcoming Memorial Day Weekend performance.</p><p></p><p>Jay's biographical notes on Ahmad Jamal go as follows:</p> Sat, 17 May 2014 15:23:08 +0000 Rob Maynard 1618 at http://wclk.com Jay Edwards Talks With Ahmad Jamal Ahmad Jamal's Saturday Morning: La Buissonne Studio Sessions Shines On WCLK http://wclk.com/post/ahmad-jamals-saturday-morning-la-buissonne-studio-sessions-shines-wclk <p>Ahmad Jamal is one of jazz music's great innovators going back to the days of Miles and 'Trane.&nbsp; But don't lose sight of the fact that his current record <em><strong>Saturday Morning<span class="MHRHead">: La Buissonne Studio Sessions</span> </strong></em>sounds as contemporary as any release you can name.&nbsp; This record features a razor sharp quartet playing bass, drums and percussion along with Ahmad on keys that played on Jamal's last record <em>Blue Moon</em>.&nbsp;</p> Tue, 19 Nov 2013 20:17:21 +0000 Rob Maynard 1301 at http://wclk.com Ahmad Jamal's Saturday Morning: La Buissonne Studio Sessions Shines On WCLK Jazzette - October Issue Nine v. Six http://wclk.com/post/jazzette-october-issue-nine-v-six <p>In observance of…; highlights from the show; &nbsp;how you can help sustain the legacy of Jazz; takin’ The Local Take LOCAL; programming highlights, live event listing and more in the October issue of the Jazzette. <a href="http://wclk.com/jazzette-october-issue-nine-v-six">Click here</a>. ENJOY!</p> Fri, 18 Oct 2013 15:08:49 +0000 Shed Jackson 1201 at http://wclk.com