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On the Road with Ahmad Jamal

Director: Mevlut Akkaya
Producer: Seydou Barry, Ahmad Jamal, Mevlut Akkaya
Cast: Ahmad Jamal, Manola Bedrena, James Cammack, Herlin Riley, Reginald Veal, Herbie Hancock, Kenny Washington, Marcus Miller, Yusef Lateef, Hiromi, Monty Alexander, David Murray
Type: Feature/Documentary

The documentary follows the internationally renowned American jazz pianist Ahmad Jamal from 2009 to 2015 through his concert tours in France. Mr. Jamal has been the inspiration for musicians such as Miles Davis, Randy Weston, Keith Jarrett, Jack DeJohnette and Gary Peacock.

The film witnesses Mr. Jamal's sound on the road as he looks back on 7 decades of a vibrant, influential musical journey - a journey that has led to a remarkable sense of peace and harmony both in his personal and professional life.