Ahmad Jamal with opening set by Jason Moran At John F. Kennedy Center
Ahmad Jamal with opening set by Jason Moran. The John F. Kennedy Center @ The Terrace Theater. Produced in Association with Jill Newman ProductionsSaturday October 5th , 2013 @ 7:30pm
The John F. Kennedy Center. Terrace Theater, 2700 F Street, NW, Washington DC
Doors open @ 7:30 PM
See more at: www.kennedy-center.org/events/?event=MOJPC
Ahmad Jamal--pianist, composer, NEA Jazz Master, and 2007 recipient of the Kennedy Center's Living Jazz Legend Award--performs with his own group featuring bassist Reginald Veal, drummer Herlin Riley, and percussionist Manolo Badrena. Pianist and Kennedy Center Artistic Advisor for Jazz Jason Moran will provide an opening set on solo piano.
Ahmad Jamal's latest recording, Saturday Morning, was released September 2013; his last recording, Blue Moon, was nominated for a Grammy Award for Best Jazz Instrumental Album in 2012. Miles Davis once said that "all my inspiration comes from Ahmad Jamal." Watch a trailer of Ahmad Jamal's recording sessions for Saturday Morning on YouTube.
Artist Websites www.ahmadjamal.net
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