[COMPARED TO WHAT?]: Jarrett says in his liner notes, “These are great love songs played by players who are trying, mostly, to keep the message intact.”

Jasmine marks Keith Jarrett’s first recorded collaboration in decades other than with his standards trio and reunites him with the great bassist Charlie Haden, a close partner until the mid-seventies. Intimate, spontaneous, and warm, this album of love songs recorded at Jarrett’s home, has affinities, in its unaffected directness, with his solo collection The Melody At Night With You. These deeply felt performances should inspire any listener “to call your wife or husband or lover in late at night,” as Jarrett says in his liner notes, “These are great love songs played by players who are trying, mostly, to keep the message intact.”

The program on Jasmine includes such classic songs as “Body and Soul”, “For All We Know”, “Where Can I Go Without You”, “Don’t Ever Leave Me” as well as a rare Jarrett cover of a contemporary pop song, “One Day I’ll Fly Away”. Jarrett and Haden play the music and nothing but the music – as only they can. As Keith Jarrett says in his liner notes: “This is spontaneous music made on the spot without any preparation save our dedication throughout our lives that we won’t accept a substitute. ~Editorial Review | Amazon

Original Release Date: March 12, 2010

At your leisure, listen to “JASMINE” by Keith Jarrett & Charlie Haden

 

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