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Keith Jarrett: My Foolish Heart

This week we feature newly-released performances by Keith Jarrett's so-called standards trio, which were recorded at Montreux in 2001.

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Pianist Keith Jarrett, bassist Gary Peacock and drummer Jack DeJohnette's newly-released performances recorded at Montreux in 2001.

2008 marks the 25th anniversary of pianist Keith Jarrett’s so-called standards trio, which includes Gary Peacock on bass and Jack DeJohnette on drums.

On this program we feature newly-released performances by the trio recorded at Montreux in 2001, including Great American Songbook visitations such as “Only the Lonely,” “What’s New,” and “On Green Dolphin Street.”

New music from Ben Allison and Andy Bey and recently-reissued recordings from Miles Davis and Woody Herman are heard as well.

Music Heard On This Episode

You Are Too Beautiful
Red Garland — Red Alone (Prestige/Moodsville, 1960)
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You Are Too Beautiful
Red Garland — Red Alone (Prestige/Moodsville, 1960)

Notes: Rodgers and Hart song.

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My Ship
June Christy — Ballads for Night People (Capitol, 1959)
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So What
Miles Davis — Live at the 1963 Monterey Jazz Festival (MJFRecords, 1963)
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Let There Be Love
Jackie Ryan — You and the Night and the Music (Open Art, 2007)

Notes: With saxophonist Red Holloway.

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A Taste of Honey
Woody Herman — Mosaic Select (Mosaic, 1964)
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Jealous Guy
Ben Allison — Little Things Run the World (Palmetto, 2008)

Notes: New release. John Lennon song.

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Four
Keith Jarrett — My Foolish Heart: Live at Montreux (ECM, 2008)

Notes: New release. With Gary Peacock on bass and Jack DeJohnette on drums.

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What's New
Keith Jarrett — My Foolish Heart: Live at Montreux (ECM, 2008)

Notes: New release.

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The Real Thing
Carol Sloane — The Real Thing (Contemporary, 1990)

Notes: Gerry Mulligan-Mel Torme song.

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To Her Ladyship
Freddie Hubbard — Super Blue (Mosaic, 1978)

Notes: Hubbard composition.

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Hey Love
Andy Bey — Ain't Necessarily So (12th St. Records, 2007)

Notes: New release.

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On Green Dolphin Street
Keith Jarrett — My Foolish Heart: Live at Montreux (ECM, 2008)

Notes: New release.

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Only the Lonely
Keith Jarrett — My Foolish Heart: Live at Montreux (ECM, 2008)

Notes: New release.

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Drifting
Harry Connick Jr. — We Are In Love (Columbia, 1990)
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Waltz for Debby
Chick Corea/Gary Burton — The New Crystal Silence (Concord, 2008)

Notes: New release.

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Osmosis Part 1
Paul Motian — I Have the Room Above Her (ECM, 2005)

Notes: With Joe Lovano on tenor sax and Bill Frisell on guitar.

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David Brent Johnson

Born in Indianapolis, Indiana, David Brent Johnson moved to Bloomington in 1991. He is an alumnus of Indiana University, and began working with WFIU in 2002. Currently, David serves as jazz producer and systems coordinator at the station. His interests include literature, history, music, writing, and movies.

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  • Njeri Wills

    A rainy day in the Bay Area, and I am enjoying Andy Bey, Keith Jarrett. Does it get any
    better than this? Thanks David, I am a young, sharp 70. I Truly appreciate “The Music”

    All the best, Njeri

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