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Jimmy Amadie

Primary Instrument: Piano

Born: January 5, 1937 | Died: December 10, 2013    

Jimmy Amadie

Philadelphia born Jimmy Amadie is a veteran jazz pianist, called “a serious keyboard talent” by Billboard Magazine and one of “America's leading jazz educators” by Jazz Forum Magazine. While Amadie's skill and musicianship have been compared to Tommy Flanagan and Hank Jones, his determination to overcome devastating obstacles has equally inspired.

Jimmy Amadie is known today as a musician and music educator, but his first love was competitive sports. Jimmy was a good athlete and participated in the citywide Sand Lot Sports League playing baseball, the Pop Warner Conference for football, and learned to box at Lighthouse Boys Club. Sports related injuries prevented Amadie from further competition. He then devoted all of his time to music....
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  • Jimmy Amadie Trio: Live At The Philadelphia Museum of Art

    Self Produced
    2013
  • Let's Groove!

    TPR Recordings
    2006
  • Live at Red Rock Studio: A Tribute to Tony Bennett

    TP Recordings
    2004
  • In A Trio Setting

    TP Recordings
    2003

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