Category Archives: Radio

Cologne/Köln concert to be broadcast on WDR3

On January 24, 2015, exactly 40 years after it took place, the “Köln Concert” will be broadcast on WDR3 (Germany), at 8 PM. The broadcast will include background information about the concert from Ian Carr and Peter Elsdon.

Thanks to Arnulf for the information.

Update (January 26, 2015). Belgian classical radio station Klara also did a program about the Köln concert and other ECM artists. It’s still available here. Thanks to Toon for the link.

Bremen 1975 solo concert to be broadcast by Radio Bremen on November 23, 2014

The February 2, 1975 solo concert at the Glocke in Bremen will be broadcast by Radio Bremen on Sunday, November 23, 2014, at 20:05. This is a two-part concert, with one encore (“Treasure Island”). More information can be found on the Radio Bremen website. Don’t miss it if you can!

Thanks to Maurizio for the information.

“Keith Jarrett: The Cologne Concert” available for streaming (BBC Radio 4)

BBC Radio 4 recently broadcast a half-hour programme about “The Köln Concert”. For those who missed it, it is available for streaming from

Paul Gambaccini presents the award-winning series that re-visits the occasions on which a classic live album was recorded. He hears from those who were there, on-stage, backstage and in the audience, to re-create the event for all of us who, each time we play the album, think: ‘If only I could have been there’.

Thanks to Cristiano for the information.

June 9, 1972 concert with Charlie Haden and Paul Motian available for streaming

France Musique recently broadcast the complete recording of a concert recorded on June 9, 1972 at the Studio 104 de la Maison de Radio France in Paris, with Charlie Haden and Paul Motian (more than two hours of music!). This concert is currently (and officially) available for streaming on the France Musique website (I don’t know how many days or weeks it will remain available, though).