Tag: Ahmad Jamal

Influential Jazz Pianist Ahmad Jamal Dies At 92

Influential Jazz Pianist Ahmad Jamal Dies At 92

From the age of 14, Jamal embarked on his professional music career by creating a unique sound that leaped over genre boundaries. Minimalism, classical, modernism, pop: Ahmad was sometimes likened to Thelonious Monk in terms of his ability to innovate and influence other musicians, later being sampled by the likes of De La Soul, Jay-Z, Common, and Nas

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