Legendary jazz pianist Ahmad Jamal is performing at the Colonial Theatre at 111 South Street in Pittsfield on Saturday, March 31, 2012 at 8:00 p.m. Tickets range from $15 to $50 and can be purchased online or at the theater.
According to Ed Bride, head of Berkshires Jazz Inc, a non-profit group that promotes jazz in western Massachusetts, "Jamal is a true-blue American jazz master and legend, whose career transcends time." He is returning to the Berkshires for the first time in nearly five years.
Born in Pittsburgh, PA, the 81 year old pianist has just released a new album, Blue Moon, which has been called a jazz masterpiece by music critics.
For year round jazz in Massachusetts, including concerts, campus events, night clubs, festivals and other jazz activities, visit MassJazz.com.
For tourist information visit MassVacation or BerkshiresTourism.