Keith Jarrett was born on May 8, 1945 in Allentown, Pennsylvania, USA. Chris Jarrett is also a pianist, and Scott Jarrett is a producer and songwriter. Find Keith Jarrett bio, music, credits, awards, & streaming links on AllMusic - Prolific jazz and classical pianist, and… Keith Jarrett (Piano, Harpsichord) Born: May 8, 1945 - Allentown, Pennsylvania, USA: Keith Jarrett is an American pianist and composer. Biography of Keith Jarrett on OLDIES.com. ( divorced) ( 2 children) Trivia (2) Jarrett has four brothers, all younger, two of whom are involved in music. BIOGRAPHY: KEITH JARRETT Born May 8, 1945, Allentown. National Public Radio's Terry Gross interviewed jazz great Keith Jarrett on NPR's 'Fresh Air' September 11. - ?) 8 May 1945, Allentown, Pennsylvania, USA. Today I learned legendary jazz pianist Keith Jarrett is white and my head feels light as I navigate disorientation and re-read the words. They went into the local record store in my little hometown in Oregon and said "our son Georgie is interested in jazz; what would we get him?" Keith Jarrett in the 1960s. His career started with Art Blakey, Charles Lloyd and Miles Davis. ... One year my parents came over and we visited a holiday resort … Why has Keith Jarrett been so intolerant of the slightest distraction at his solo shows – a lone… 230pp. Keith Jarrett: A Biography. Brother Chris is a pianist who lives in Germany. Pennsylvania-born pianist Keith Jarrett (1945) moved to New York in 1965. Book Review by John Bungey) With the great American pianist announcing that his performing career is almost certainly over, this account is sadly timely. Growing up in a highly musical family, Jarrett displayed startling precocity and was playing piano from the age of three. Wolfgang Sandner (author)/ Chris Jarrett (translator) (Equinox Books. Keith Jarrett never gave up on jazz standards, which remained in his repertoire all his life, but the birth of the ‘Standards Trio’ was a project dedicated to transforming them. He is the oldest of five boys in the family. Spouse (2) Rose Anne Colavito (1980 - 2010) ( divorced) Margot Erney (? Photograph: Michael Ochs Archives Country by Keith Jarrett. After stints with Art Blakey and Charles Lloyd, Jarrett formed his own trio with bassist Charlie Haden and drummer Paul Motian (Ornette Coleman's rhythm section), that recorded Life Between The Exit Signs (may 1967) and Somewhere Before (october 1968).Restoration Ruin (march 1968) was a singer-songwriter album on … Jarrett was diagnosed with CFS in 1996. Since the early 1970s he has enjoyed a great deal of success in both classical music and jazz, as a group leader and a solo performer. I got my favorite Keith Jarrett record from my parents when I was 14.