TIL that, because of opera house staff error, Keith Jarrett’s The Köln Concert, best-selling solo album in jazz history and best-selling piano album in history, was played on almost broken piano, usually used just for rehearsals. If you can find the original (it’s not on Spotify!)… the only way to describe it … is a master exploring a new toy – “what if I do THIS to you??? “. It gives me chills every time I listen to it. Christopher Overstreet, Gabriella Richardson Vasques – where can I find more like this???

The Köln Concert – Wikipedia

The Köln Concert is a concert recording by the pianist Keith Jarrett of solo piano improvisations performed at the Opera House in Cologne (German: Köln) on January 24, 1975.[4] The double-vinyl album was released in the autumn of 1975 by the ECM Records label to critical acclaim, and went on to beco…

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