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Keith Jarrett: Concerts Bregenz/München

This three-CD box contains two Keith Jarrett solo concerts from 1981. The performance in Bregenz, Austria, has been previously reissued on CD. The concert in Munich, Germany, appears here on CD for the first time.

Bregenz/München belongs with Jarrett’s other monumental improvised solo piano concerts (Bremen/Lausanne, The Köln Concert, L Scala), though it is a little wilder, a little rougher. It contains its own unrepeatable iterations of Jarrett’s unique solo art form. Its outpourings start from silence and postulate sound, then follow that sound where it leads, through violent chords, aching single-note newfound melodies, body-slamming grooves, songs within songs, dead spots, prancing rituals, flounderings and sudden triumphant releases.

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