‘Jasmine’ for Jarrett


By Christopher Hoard

This year marks two milestones for keyboard titan Keith Jarrett: his 65th birthday and the May release of his 70th “jazz” recording since 1967, an intimate home studio duet session with bassist Charlie Haden — their first creative partnership in more than three decades.

After a plethora of solo piano outings and numerous recordings by his celebrated Standards Trio, “Jasmine” (ECM) finds Jarrett reunited with one of his most foundational sidemen. Perhaps more notable is that the impetus was born of a visual medium, Reto Caduff’s fine Haden documentary “Rambling Boy,” in which the director arranged, on short notice, for Haden to visit Jarrett at his digs in rural New Jersey.

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