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Art Works Podcast: Ahmad Jamal

April 5, 2012 By Josephine Reed Ahmad Jamal at the piano. Photo courtesy of DL/Media This week’s podcast begins our celebration of Jazz Appreciation Month with a conversation with legendary pianist and 1994 NEA Jazz Master, Ahmad Jamal. Jamal plays the piano with both subtley and virtuosity. As Miles Davis put it, Jamal allowed the […]

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Ahmad Jamal, child pianist, photographed by “Teenie” Harris circa 1941

A massive archive of photographs of African American life in the mid 20th century taken by a Pittsburgh photographer named “Teenie” Harris. Exhibit features a charming photo of the child pianist who grew up to be Ahmad Jamal. […]

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