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Jamal and Lateef together and live at the Olympia – the first is already an octogenarian, the second was 91 by the time of the recording – for both, playing is a natural act – they make it extraordinary! This double album reunites them in the second set. The recording becomes historic!
CD1: Autumn Rain; Blue Moon; The Gypsy; Invitation; I Remember Italy; Laura; Morning Mist; This is the Life.
CD2: Exatogi; Masara; Trouble in Mind; Brother Hold Your Light; Blue Moon (reprise); Poinciana.
Personnel: Ahmad Jamal: piano; Reginald Veal: double bass; Herlin Riley: drums; Yusef Lateef: tenor saxophone, flute, vocals.