Poinciana

Groove Demonstration on Ahmad Jamal’s ‘Poinciana’ The drum beat to Ahmad Jamal’s Poinciana is a deceptive yet hypnotic groove, below I will explain the hallmarks of Vernel Fournier’s classic groove to 1958’s Live At The Pershing album featuring ‘Poinciana’.  Brief history on the song Poinciana Originally written in 1936 by lyricist Buddy Bernier & composed …

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