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Keith Jarrett: A Multitude of Angels

Read "A Multitude of Angels" reviewed by Geno Thackara

Music is fundamentally a spiritual experience, but it's still rare for Keith Jarrett to be as forthright about it as he is in the liner notes to A Multitude of Angels. Occasionally he's written oblique blurbs vaguely touching on the mysteries of inspiration--after all, the music always speaks best for itself. By contrast, here he's admirably ...

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Keith Jarrett: A Multitude of Angels

Read "A Multitude of Angels" reviewed by John Kelman

The phrase “triumph of the human spirit" may be commonly used, but rarely in musical contexts. There have, however, been relatively recent examples of such achievements, like when Michael Brecker managed to not just make it into the studio, six months before he died from a fatal blood disorder in early 2007, but delivered one of ...

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Keith Jarrett: A Multitude of Angels

Read "A Multitude of Angels" reviewed by Karl Ackermann

In the last solo concert tour of the first half of Keith Jarrett's career, the preeminent pianist of our time had, himself, recorded the performances across four Italian locations, on his digital audio tape machine. These would be the final public performances Jarrett would give for a number of years as he worked through chronic fatigue ...