How does Keith Jarrett come to Carnegie Hall? Alone.

In my latest column in City Arts – New York, I share a few thoughts about the solo piano improvisations of Keith Jarrett. jarrett.jpegThe headline’s not mine, I don’t get it — but the music he performs at Carnegie Hall Jan. 16 may be transcendent, as far beyond jazz as his last album of solo concerts, Paris/London (Testament) or as with jazz as his duets with Charlie Haden, Jasmine.

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  1. says

    “Facing You” still blows me away–if they could bottle that stuff, I’d inject it. (BTW, “Automatic for the People” was an REM album from the 90s, although what that has to do with Jarrett I have no idea.)