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Tribute to Keith Jarrett

zo 31 maart 16:00
Dit concert heeft reeds plaatsgevonden
Adres: 's-Gravendijkwal 127 - Rotterdam
 Tribute to Keith Jarrett


Keith Jarrett is a renowned American jazz and classical music pianist, composer, and bandleader. He was born on May 8, 1945, in Allentown, Pennsylvania. Jarrett is celebrated for his improvisational skills and his ability to blend various musical genres seamlessly.
He started playing piano at a very young age and showed remarkable talent early on. He attended the Berklee College of Music in Boston but left after a year to perform professionally. In the late 1960s and early 1970s, Jarrett gained prominence as a member of the Charles Lloyd Quartet, where his improvisational abilities were widely recognized.
Jarrett’s solo piano concerts, where he often performs entirely improvised pieces, have become legendary in the jazz world. His album “The Köln Concert,” recorded live in 1975, is one of the best-selling solo piano albums in history and is considered a masterpiece of improvised music.
Apart from his solo work, Jarrett has collaborated with numerous jazz musicians and has led several successful jazz groups, including the Keith Jarrett Trio. He has also delved into classical music, recording acclaimed interpretations of works by composers such as Bach, Handel, Mozart, and Shostakovich.
Throughout his career, Jarrett has received numerous awards and honors, including multiple Grammy Awards. However, in recent years, he has faced health challenges, including chronic fatigue syndrome, which has impacted his ability to perform.
Keith Jarrett’s contributions to jazz and classical music have left an indelible mark on the music world, and he remains one of the most influential pianists of his generation.