Keith Jarrett Trio - Tribute





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AECM 66901
UPC: 042284713511
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180 Gram Vinyl Record

No. of Discs: 2

180 Gram LP


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180-gram double LP, made in Germany

Over the past 40 years, Keith Jarrett has come to be recognized as one of the most creative musicians of our times — universally acclaimed as an improviser of unsurpassed genius; a master of jazz piano; a classical keyboardist of great depth; and as a composer who has written hundreds of pieces for his various jazz groups, plus extended works for orchestra, soloist, and chamber ensemble.

"The Keith Jarrett Standards Trio gets back down to business with two LPs worth of familiar and perhaps not-so-familiar tunes, recorded in one evening in Cologne, Germany. There is a concept this time, for all the standards carry a dedication to some jazz man or woman who performed them — and they are not predictable choices; Lee Konitz for 'Lover Man,' 'It's Easy to Remember' for John Coltrane, 'All of You' for Miles Davis, etc. Almost every number has a reflective solo piano introduction, with one of the notable exceptions being Jarrett's rolling, convoluted opening variations on 'All the Things You Are' (Sonny Rollins). 'Solar' (the Bill Evans tribute) has challenging, fractured interplay between Jarrett, Jack DeJohnette and Gary Peacock, and it directly segues into Jarrett's own obsessive 'Sun Prayer,' which seems to lose its way after a fine start. The other Jarrett composition, 'U Dance,' a carefree folk-like tune with a rhumba rhythm, closes the concert with a tribute to no one in particular.

"While the Standards Trio rarely takes anything for granted, transforming everything in its path, the results are not quite as inventive here as on other releases, ... Warning to the wary: Keith Jarrett, singer, is in rare groaning form on 'I Hear a Rhapsody' and 'Solar.'"

Keith Jarrett, piano
Gary Peacock, bass
Jack DeJohnette, drum

Side 1
1. Lover Man
2. I Hear A Rhapsody
3. Little Girl Blue

Side 2
4. Solar
5. Sun Prayer

Side 3
6. Just In Time
7. Smoke Gets In Your Eyes
8. All Of You

Side 4
9. Ballad Of The Sad Young Men
10. All The Things You Are
11. It’s Easy To Remember

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