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1 of 1 Ahmad Jamal plays Vicar Street, Dublin On January 24
Ahmad Jamal plays Vicar Street, Dublin On January 24

American jazz great Ahmad Jamal is playing Dublin's Vicar Street on January 24 and we've got a pair of tickets plus five-star hotel accommodation on the night up for grabs.

83-year-old Jamal has been creating and performing music for six decades and his work has influenced and informed some of the greatest musicians in the world including Miles Davis and Wynton Marsalis.

In 2007 he was named Living Jazz Legend by the Kennedy Center for The Performing Arts in recognition of his lifelong contribution to the genre.

Jamal released his ground-breaking album Poinciana in 1963 and his work has been sampled by Jay Z, Common and John Legend. Life long fan and keen jazzer Clint Eastwood featured Poinciana in his 1995 movie, The Bridges of Madison County.

The artist’s most recent album, Saturday Morning was released to great acclaim in September.

Jamal last performed in Dublin in 2002 and his Vicar Street gig is one of only five performances scheduled for Europe this year.

The show is presented by Teddy D Promotions in association with RTÉ Lyric FM and tickets priced €59.95 are available from Ticketmaster.

However, RTÉ Ten has a pair of tickets plus accommodation in Dublin's five-star Fitzwilliam Hotel to give away.

Simply answer this question and send it to the following email address with "Ahmad Jamal" marked in the subject line:

tencompetitions@rte.ie

What is the title of Jamal's gound-breaking 1963 album? 

Closing date for entries is noon on January 14 2014.

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