Keith Jarrett records ‘Treasure Island’ with Dewey Redman, Charlie Haden, Paul Motian & Danny Johnson (1974)

Keith Jarrett’s ‘Treasure Island’ is his second album recorded on February 27-28, 1974 with Dewey Redman, Charlie Haden, Paul Motian & Danny Johnson and released the same year by Impulse!.

Track Listing : 1.The Rich (And The Poor) (Keith Jarrett) – 09:24 . 2.Blue Streak (Keith Jarrett) – 02:35 . 3.Fullsuvollivus (Fools Of All Of Us) (Keith Jarrett) – 06:29 . 4.Treasure Island (Keith Jarrett) – 04:14 . 5.Introduction/Yaqui Indian Folk Song (Jarrett/Traditional) (Keith Jarrett) – 02:16 . 6.Le Mistral (Keith Jarrett) – 09:25 . 7.Angles (Without Edges) (Keith Jarrett) – 05:24 . 8.Sister Fortune (Keith Jarrett) – 04:27

Musicians : Keith Jarrett – Piano, Soprano Saxophone On (7) . Dewey Redman – Tenor Saxophone, Tambourine . Charlie Haden – Bass . Paul Motian – Drums, Percussion . Danny Johnson – Percussion . Sam Brown – Guitar On (4 – 8) . Guilherme Franco – Percussion

Production : Produced By Ed Michel Tony May – Engineer

Package : Roberto Masotti – Photography

Recorded On February 27-28, 1974 At Generation Sound Studios, New York City.

Released In 1974 By Impulse!.

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All About Jazz
Haden is a monster throughout, and Motian is quick on the uptake. This set is as solid as any jazz being made in 1973 and 1974, and well worth picking up for Jarrett fans. […]

timregler @ RateYourMusic
Also unusual is the addition of a guitarist (Sam Brown) on two of the tracks. As usual, Jarrett has things smartly arranged, and the guitar simply adds to the beauty of the piece, without overpowering it. That’s one of the things I like some much about Jarrett, is his unselfish style of arranging. […]

JazzMusicArchives.com
Being quite eclectic the main problem of this album is its obvious turn to less-improvisational melodies-based more accessible music (which is so characteristic for Jarrett’s “European quartet” with Garbarek he will start just few months later same year) […]

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