View Chapters

Book: Keith Jarrett

Chapter: Overture

DOI: 10.1558/equinox.41550


Jarrett‘s personal background and his life experiences connect him to Europe. His music plays an important role in the interaction between American and European musical traditions. In order to understand how these traditions have merged in the past and the role Keith Jarrett‘s played, we need to explore some basic historical, political and musical contexts.

Chapter Contributors

  • Wolfgang Sandner ( - wsandner) 'University of Marburg'