23rd 2010
The Jazz Session #193: Jimmy Amadie

Posted under Pianists & Podcast

Pianist Jimmy Amadie has recorded seven albums, despite being able to play for just a couple hours every few months as a result of severe problems with his hands. On his most recent record, Kindred Spirits (TP Recordings, 2010), Amadie is joined by Lee Konitz, Joe Lovano and Lew Tabackin, among others. In this interview, Amadie talks about the long road back to playing; his subsequent battle with cancer; and his desire to have his music judged against the master musicians of the genre. Learn more at

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  1. ccoimbra on 28 Aug 2013 at 3:56 pm #

    I am from Brazil and I want to give congratulation for the testimony and for the great way to play.

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