Journals Higher Education



Published: 17 January 2013

192 Pages


ISBN: 9780199779260

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Keith Jarrett's The Koln Concert

Peter Elsdon

Oxford Studies in Recorded Jazz

  • Presents the first detailed study of Keith Jarrett's best-selling record, The Köln Concert.
  • Charts the development of Keith Jarrett's solo improvisations and explores the musical construction of Cologne improvisations in particular.
  • Examines the reception and commercial success of the record.
  • Explores the musical, cultural, aesthetic, and historical facets of the record's creation, and its subsequent importance as a cultural symbol.