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Ahmad Jamal: Live in Baalbeck

Because Ahmad Jamal is in a vibrant late career phase, with an acute sensitivity to the “live” aspect of playing live, this performance from the 2003 Baalbeck Festival in Lebanon–amid the picturesque Roman ruins–is both a treat to watch/hear and a valuable document of one of jazz’ more distinctive re-inventors of the concert experience. Bonus features include interviews, peripheral footage and a discography.

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