Category Archives: Radio

“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).

“Une semaine avec Keith Jarrett” on France Musique

France Musique will dedicate one week to Keith Jarrett, starting Monday, May 3, 2010, at the occasion of the release of the Keith Jarrett and Charlie Haden duo album “Jasmine” (ECM 2165).

An exclusive interview conducted by Alex Dutilh will be broadcast, as well as concerts recorded by France Musique (Paris, June 9, 1972, with Charlie Haden and Paul Motian, among others).

“Cet entretien inédit sert de fil conducteur à une nuit conçue comme une quête de soi, où des concerts enregistrés par France Musique (notamment le trio de 1972 à la Maison de Radio France avec Charlie Haden et Paul Moian) alterneront avec ses plus belles pages discographiques.”

Thanks to for the information!

Keith Jarrett on Marian McPartland’s Piano Jazz

This is old news already. Keith Jarrett recorded a session with Marian McPartland for Piano Jazz on September 8, 2006. It was first broadcast on NPR (National Public Radio) on January 2, 2007 and recently rebroadcast on September 4, 2009. The complete session (57:51) is available on NPR’s Web site. The set list is as follows:

  • “Improvisation” (Jarrett)
  • “Blackberry Winter” (McGlohon, Wilder)
  • “Free Piece” (Jarrett, McPartland)
  • “Portrait of Keith Jarrett” (McPartland)
  • “Country” (Jarrett)
  • “Indian Summer” (Herbert)