Weekend Words: Jarrett’s Music

Language without words (almost) by pianist Keith Jarrett…

I recently heard Jarrett’s solo recording The Melody at Night, With You – a beautiful jazz album with standards such as Someone to Watch Over Me and I Loves You Porgy. On other recordings over his long musical career, Jarrett extends beyond jazz and plays classical and gospel piano. A prodigy with perfect pitch, he began piano lessons at age three. I wrote there are almost no words in his music since he is known for his grunts and moans as he plays. So happy to discover more of Jarrett’s brilliant music!

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