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Keith Jarrett at the Blue Note

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Released  1995
Length  422:16
Release date  1995
Producer  Manfred Eicher
Recorded  June 3, 4 & 5, 1994
Artist  Keith Jarrett
Label  ECM Records
Genre  Jazz
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Keith Jarrett at the Blue Note is a 6-CD box set live album by Keith Jarrett's Standards Trio recorded at the Blue Note Jazz Club in New York City in 1994 and released on the ECM label.

Contents

Reception

The Allmusic review by Scott Yanow awarded the set 5 stars, stating: "Never mind that this same group has already had ten separate releases since 1983; this box is still well worth getting.... Throughout the three nights at the Blue Note, the interplay among the musicians is consistently outstanding. Those listeners concerned about Jarrett's tendency to 'sing along' with his piano have little to fear for, other than occasional shouts and sighs, he wisely lets his piano do the talking." New York Times' journalist Jon Pareles attended a set on June 3 recalling the "three-night engagement was Mr. Jarrett's first New York club date in 11 years, and for it he turned the club into a miniature concert hall; smoking was prohibited, and no food or drinks were served during the set". He compared Jarrett's approach with the one of Bill Evans' and continued he "is a master of playing gently, and he refuses to push. Often, he would let a line grow softer as it climbed, creating quiet peaks. The music whispered and glimmered, seeking a pure, incorporeal song". In 1996 the box set was awarded with "Album of The Year" in the Critics Poll by Jazz magazine Down Beat.

Track listing

Disc One:

  1. "In Your Own Sweet Way" (Dave Brubeck) - 17:59
  2. "How Long Has This Been Going On?" (George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin) - 9:09
  3. "While We're Young" (Alec Wilder) - 11:01
  4. "Partners" (Keith Jarrett) - 8:28
  5. "No Lonely Nights" (Keith Jarrett) - 7:16
  6. "Now's the Time" (Charlie Parker) - 8:30
  7. "Lament" (J. J. Johnson) - 7:09

Disc Two:

  1. "I'm Old Fashioned" (Jerome Kern, Johnny Mercer) - 10:36
  2. "Everything Happens to Me" (Tom Adair, Matt Dennis) - 11:49
  3. "If I Were a Bell (Frank Loesser) - 11:26
  4. "In the Wee Small Hours of the Morning" (Bob Hilliard, David Mann) - 8:45
  5. "Oleo" (Sonny Rollins) - 8:03
  6. "Alone Together" (Howard Dietz, Arthur Schwartz) - 11:20
  7. "Skylark" (Hoagy Carmichael, Johnny Mercer) - 6:36
  8. "Things Ain't What They Used to Be" (Mercer Ellington, Ted Persons) - 7:53

Disc Three

  1. "Autumn Leaves" (Joseph Kosma, Jacques Prévert, Johnny Mercer) - 26:43
  2. "Days of Wine and Roses" (Henry Mancini, Johnny Mercer) - 11:30
  3. "Bop-Be" (Keith Jarrett) - 6:18
  4. "You Don't Know What Love Is/Muezzin" (Gene DePaul, Don Ray/Jarrett) - 20:31
  5. "When I Fall in Love" (Edward Heyman, Victor Young) - 5:42

Disc Four:

  1. "How Deep Is the Ocean?" (Irving Berlin) - 11:25
  2. "Close Your Eyes" (Bernice Petkere) - 9:27
  3. "Imagination" (Johnny Burke, Jimmy Van Heusen) - 8:44
  4. "I'll Close My Eyes" (Buddy Kaye, Billy Reid) - 10:11
  5. "I Fall in Love Too Easily/The Fire Within" (Jule Styne, Sammy Cahn/Keith Jarrett) - 27:08
  6. "Things Ain't What They Used to Be" (Mercer Ellington, Ted Persons) - 8:58

Disc Five:

  1. "On Green Dolphin Street/Joy Ride" (Bronisław Kaper, Ned Washington/Jarrett) - 21:07
  2. "My Romance" (Lorenz Hart, Richard Rodgers) - 9:40
  3. "Don't Ever Leave Me" (Oscar Hammerstein II, Jerome Kern) - 5:08
  4. "You'd Be So Nice to Come Home To" (Cole Porter) - 6:58
  5. "La Valse Bleue" (Robert Wilbur) - 7:03
  6. "No Lonely Nights" (Keith Jarrett) - 6:21
  7. "Straight, No Chaser" (Thelonious Monk) - 6:13

Disc Six:

  1. "Time After Time" (Sammy Cahn, Jule Styne) - 12:36
  2. "For Heaven's Sake" (Elise Bretton, Sherman Edwards, Donald Meyer) - 11:02
  3. "Partners" (Keith Jarrett) - 8:56
  4. "Desert Sun" (Keith Jarrett) - 28:32
  5. "How About You?" (Ralph Freed, Burton Lane) - 7:11
  • Recorded at the Blue Note in New York City on June 3, 1994 (Disc One - First Set & Disc Two - Second Set), June 4, 1994 (Disc Three - First Set & Disc Four- Second Set), and June 5, 1994 (Disc Five - First Set & Disc Six - Second Set)
  • Personnel

  • Keith Jarrett – piano
  • Gary Peacock – double bass
  • Jack DeJohnette – drums
  • Manfred Eicher – production
  • Jan Erik Kongshaug – engineering
  • Songs

    1I'm Old Fashioned10:37
    2Everything Happens to Me11:49
    3If I Were a Bell11:26

    References

    Keith Jarrett at the Blue Note Wikipedia


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