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#2321008 - 08/28/14 08:09 AM Re: For Heavens Sake - Improvisation Scales [Re: pbluesman]
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The trio take with Jarrett from "The blue note" is worth listening to as well (http://grooveshark.com/#!/search/song?q=keith+jarrett+for+heaven's+&#769;s+sake). And so is the Ben Webster version from the 70s something - that might be my favourite.

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#2321145 - 08/28/14 01:59 PM Re: For Heavens Sake - Improvisation Scales [Re: pbluesman]
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Technically he's brilliant but I always felt he was lacking in soul. His playing is too precise, too crisp, too clean.
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#2321196 - 08/28/14 04:26 PM Re: For Heavens Sake - Improvisation Scales [Re: pbluesman]
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Lacking in soul? Art is subjective but I think there are very many that would beg to differ.
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#2321207 - 08/28/14 05:06 PM Re: For Heavens Sake - Improvisation Scales [Re: flat13sharp11]
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Originally Posted By: flat13sharp11
Lacking in soul? Art is subjective but I think there are very many that would beg to differ.
Hear hear.
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#2321228 - 08/28/14 06:08 PM Re: For Heavens Sake - Improvisation Scales [Re: pbluesman]
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KJ's virtuosity always serves the musical expression, there're no fireworks. You just can't play piano jazz any better then he does. His personality leaves a lot to be desired though - unfortunately - but Im over that.

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#2322826 - 09/01/14 08:01 PM Re: For Heavens Sake - Improvisation Scales [Re: pbluesman]
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To my ears he seems too focused on being overly precise with his rhythms and too cerebral with the harmonies. Just personal taste, but there's a lot of pianists who are just as sophisticated with harmony, and almost on par technically, but who are expressing something that comes from the heart rather than the intellect. I can't listen to Jarrett for lengthly periods of time, but I can listen to someone like Russ Freeman all day long.


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