Keith Jarrett: the man and his music

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Grafton, HarperCollins Publishers, Limited, 1991 - Biography & Autobiography - 237 pages
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User Review  - Кремена Михайлова - Goodreads

"For me, it's hard to understand why a musician needs more than the music." At the end of the book I realized that nothing more than Keith Jarrett's music was needed no words, no explanations, no ... Read full review

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User Review  - Serge Pierro - Goodreads

My favorite piano player. It was great to read about the genius of Keith Jarrett. His solo piano playing had a very profound influence on my guitar playing. I love his epic solo piano works, and read with great interest his thoughts and philosophies on music. Read full review



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About the author (1991)

Ian Carr was born in Dumfries, Scotland on April 21, 1933. He received a degree in English and a teaching certificate from King's College. While there, he began playing the trumpet. After he served in the British Army, he played with numerous jazz groups including the EmCee Five, Rendell/Carr Quintet, and Nucleus. He wrote for several jazz publications, contributed to several jazz reference books and was a consultant for television documentaries about Miles Davis and Keith Jarrett. He also wrote books including Music Outside: Contemporary Jazz in Britain; Miles Davis: A Critical Biography; and Keith Jarrett: The Man and His Music. He died from complications after pneumonia and a series of mini-strokes on February 25, 2009 at the age of 75.

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