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Keith JARRETT with Jan GARBAREK – Belonging 1974

Posted in Jan GARBAREK, JAZZ, Keith JARRETT on December 22, 2010 by whoisthemonk

Keith JARRETT with Jan GARBAREK – Belonging 1974
2000 Issue


When Keith Jarrett debuted this largely Nordic quartet, he was in the midst of developing a U.S.-based group of the same size with heavy leanings toward the approaches of Ornette Coleman and Paul Bley (even using veterans of Coleman bands). With the Nordic band, Jarrett was better suited to play wistful, melodic vamps that got great mileage out of Jan Garbarek’s wavering but mostly vibrato-free tone and the ethereal rhythmic floats supplied by drummer Jon Christensen and bassist Palle Danielsson. “Blossom” is a lengthy, smoldering ballad, as tender as it gets in Jarrett’s canon and worth every minor move the group makes. And while things are fairly icy throughout the slower spots, the band slinks into a couple gospel-touched gems, “‘Long as You Know You’re Living Yours” and the harmonically piled, funky “Windup.” All in all, this is not only one of the Jarrett high marks, it’s a pinnacle for 1970s jazz overall.
By Andrew Bartlett. AMG.
The spine on the CD cites Keith Jarrett as the recording artist, but many regard this as a Jan Garbarek album. Jarrett was the non-Scandinavian in a superb quartet that comprised Garbarek (saxophones), Pelle Danielson (bass) and Jon Christensen (drums). Garbarek and Jarrett constantly interplay, offering melancholy, romance, sadness and emotional, musical bliss on ‘Spiral Dance’ and ‘Blossom’, and manage to groove along with the out-of-character ‘Long As You Know You’re Living Yours’. One of the finest moments from ECM’s exceptional and now sizeable catalogue, perhaps Jarrett and Garbarek need to work together sporadically in order to spark and recharge each other.
Keith Jarrett- Piano
Jan Garbarek- Tenor and Saprano Sax
Palle Danielsson- Bass
Jon Christensen- Drums
01. Spiral Dance 4:07
02. Blossom 12:11
03. Long As You Know You’re Living Yours 6:10
04. Belonging 2:12
05. The Windup 8:22
06. Solstice 13:12
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Keith JARRETT – Birth 1972

Posted in JAZZ, Keith JARRETT on December 19, 2010 by whoisthemonk

Keith JARRETT – Birth 1972
P-8258A, SD 1612


Pianist Keith Jarrett’s sessions of July 1971 resulted in three LPs and the birth of his finest group: a quartet (and sometimes quintet) with tenor saxophonist Dewey Redman, bassist Charlie Haden, and drummer Paul Motian. This particular album has some eccentric moments, with Jarrett switching to soprano on the effective “Mortgage on My Soul” and making appearances on steel drum, recorder, and banjo (in addition to piano) on two adventurous pieces. Redman is featured on Chinese musette during “Spirit” (which has Haden on conga and steel drums) and also plays some clarinet in addition to his usual tenor. Not everything works, and there are some wandering moments, but the music always holds one’s interest; one can easily see the potential that would soon be realized by this intriguing ensemble.
By Scott Yanow, All Music Guide.
Paul Motian- Conga, Drums, Drums (Steel), Bells, Percussion
Charlie Haden- Conga, Bass, Drums, Drums (Steel), Clapping
Keith Jarrett- Piano, Drums (Steel), Banjo, Vocals, Recorder, Sax (Soprano), Conga
Dewey Redman- Sax (Tenor), Musette, Bells, Percussion, Clarinet, Vocals
Banjo – Keith Jarrett (tracks: B3)
Bass – Charlie Haden (tracks: A1, A2, B2, B3)
Clarinet – Dewey Redman (tracks: B1. B3)
Drums – Paul Motian (tracks: A1 to A3, B2, B3)
Percussion – Dewey Redman (tracks: A3) , Paul Motian (tracks: A3, B3)
Piano – Keith Jarrett (tracks: A1, A3 to B3)
Saxophone [Soprano] – Keith Jarrett (tracks: A2)
Saxophone [Tenor] – Dewey Redman (tracks: A1, A2, B2)
Steel Drums – Charlie Haden (tracks: A3) , Keith Jarrett (tracks: A3, B3)
Voice – Keith Jarrett (tracks: A3)
Written-By – Keith Jarrett
A1. Birth  6:15
A2. Mortgage on My Soul (Wah-Wah)  5:39
A3. Spirit  8:40
B1. Markings  0:35
B2. Forget Your Memories (And They’ll Remember You)  7:00
B3. Remorse  11:24

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Keith JARRETT – Live Bootleg

Posted in JAZZ, Keith JARRETT on December 10, 2010 by whoisthemonk

Keith JARRETT – Live Bootleg


Don´t know ,who sent this to me.
But sounds great.
Will be nice to share.
Part 1
01. The Night We Called It a Day
02. I Love You, Things Ain’t What They Used to Be
03. Sound
04. I Loves You Porgy
05. There Is No Greater Love
06. Round About Midnight
07. Solar

Part 2 Solo Tribute

08. Then I’ll Be Tired of You
09. Sweet and Lovely
10. The Wind
11. Do Nothing Till You Hear from Me
12. I Got It Bad and That Ain’t Good
13. Summertime

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