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jazzyvee
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Username: jazzyvee

Post Number: 2751
Registered: 6-2002
Posted on Sunday, February 19, 2012 - 1:14 pm:   Edit Post

I was watching BBC Four this evening as there is a Jazz series on and was rewarded with two musicians playing Alembics. Stanley Clarke and James Cammack from Ahmad Jamal's band.

Here are a few pics I snapped off quickly on my phone. Quality not brilliant but Alembic Series bass is clearly show.








sonicus
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Username: sonicus

Post Number: 2327
Registered: 5-2009
Posted on Sunday, February 19, 2012 - 1:33 pm:   Edit Post

Cool ! A decent pic from your Sony TV !

It always inspires me when I see An Alembic in the hands of such awesome players____
edwin
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Username: edwin

Post Number: 1135
Registered: 5-2002
Posted on Monday, February 20, 2012 - 12:37 am:   Edit Post

Jim has been an inspiration for a long time. He was also a really gracious guy when I met him in 1995 when he was playing in Boston with Ahmad Jamal. Sadly for me, he didn't then and doesn't now seem to be playing the Alembic all that much in that situation. He played it for one solo and that was it. All the rest was upright, which, of course, is a treat to hear. Apparently he has his own band in the Chicago area. I bet it's pretty smoking.
tncaveman
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Username: tncaveman

Post Number: 63
Registered: 2-2011
Posted on Monday, February 20, 2012 - 7:55 am:   Edit Post

http://www.jimcammack.com/

good info
davehouck
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Username: davehouck

Post Number: 10603
Registered: 5-2002
Posted on Tuesday, March 20, 2012 - 3:37 pm:   Edit Post

Here you go; Ahmad Jamal Trio "Crossfire"

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