Keith Jarrett Trio – Somewhere Before (1968) [Japanese Limited SHM-SACD 2011] SACD ISO + Hi-Res FLAC

Keith Jarrett Trio – Somewhere Before (1968) [Japanese Limited SHM-SACD 2011]
PS3 Rip | SACD ISO | DSD64 2.0 > 1-bit/2.8224 MHz | 41:32 minutes | Scans NOT included | 1,66 GB
or FLAC(converted with foobar2000 to tracks) 24bit/88,2 kHz | Scans NOT included |769 MB

While still a member of the Charles Lloyd Quartet, Keith Jarrett did some occasional moonlighting with a trio, anchored by two future members of Jarrett’s classic quartet, Charlie Haden (bass) and Paul Motian (drums). On this release, Jarrett turns in a very eclectic set at Shelly’s Manne-Hole in Hollywood, careening through a variety of idioms where his emerging individuality comes through in flashes. He covers Bob Dylan’s “My Back Pages” — which actually came out as a single on the Vortex label — in an attractive, semi-funky style reminiscent of Vince Guaraldi. “Pretty Ballad” delivers a strong reflective dose of Bill Evans, while “Moving Soon” is chaotic free jazz. By the time we reach “New Rag,” we begin to hear the distinctive Jarrett idiom of the later trios, but then, “Old Rag” is knockabout stride without the stride. As an example of early, unfocused Jarrett, this is fascinating material.


01. My Back Pages
02. Pretty Ballad
03. Moving Soon
04. Somewhere Before
05. New Rag
06. A Moment For Tears
07. Pouts’ Over (And The Day’s Not Through)
08. Dedicated To You
09. Old Rag

Keith Jarrett – Piano
Charlie Haden – Bass
Paul Motion – Drums



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