He hadn’t slept the night before. He had backache. When he arrived in Cologne, Germany, on January 24, 1975 they gave him a cheap unprofessional piano. He was about to refuse to play and had to be convinced by the concert promoter. Keith Jarrett played. And what came next was the world-famous ‘Köln Concert’, the best-selling jazz solo album in history and the new benchmark for jazz piano improvisations.
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