By Rick Beato
Keith Jarrett is an American jazz pianist and composer born in Allentown, Pennsylvania in 1945. He is considered one of the most influential and accomplished jazz musicians of his generation, having recorded dozens of albums as a solo artist and as a leader of various ensembles. Known for his virtuosic piano playing and improvisational skills, Jarrett has been recognized for his unique ability to blend elements of jazz, classical music, and world music into his compositions. He has collaborated with many of the world’s top musicians and has received numerous awards throughout his career, cementing his place in the pantheon of jazz greats. This is my interview with Keith Jarrett. Special thanks to: Pat Ryan, Keith Williams, David Bendeth, Steve Cloud, Caroline Fontanieu, Martin Geyer, ECM Records and very special thanks to Akiko Jarrett.
Categories: Art, Culture, Interviews, Jazz Music, USA
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