Ahmad Jamal & Yusef Lateef – Live at the Olympia (2014)

This 2-CD +bonus DVD set is fantastic. I saw the Ahmad Jamal Quartet at the Tokyo Jazz Festival last September, one of the highlights of the weekend. Sadly I never got to see Yusef Lateef before he moved on, but it’s a real treat watching him play with Jamal, Reginald Veal, Herlin Riley and Manolo Badrena. This is vibrant, swinging music from two leaders in their 80s..amazing.

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