Saturday, January 24, 2015

40 Year Itch : A Magic Night in Cologne

   On January 24, 1975, half an hour before midnight,  an exhausted Keith Jarrett, suffering from back pain, sat down at a piano in a sold out Opera House in Cologne and began improvising. A recording of the concert, complete with hoots and cheers from the audience, would become the all time best selling album of solo piano music. It would also, unfortunately, launch thousands of piano noodling imitators. 

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