Jazz Pianist. Jamal was born in Pittsburgh and emerged as a young, virtuoso pianist during the 1950s. He performs primarily in a jazz piano trio setting. His most famous recording is Live at the Pershing (1958), featuring Israel Crosby (bass) and Vernel Fournier (drums). While Jamal never received t
Just before his death in 1991, Miles Davis teamed up with rapper Easy Mo Bee to make a jazz/hip-hop album called "Doo Bop." This wasn't the first time Davis had done something utterly new -- his entire career was devoted to jazz-faring exploration.
Playing with such supernovae as Charles Mingus