How to classify Keith Jarrett: in the jazz section, or with the classical musicians? The man himself is succinct: “Essentially An Improviser”, as the song title says. Well, that would explain his intrepid musical explorations from gospel to the avant-garde, all of them stamped with uncompromising brilliance and passion. A demanding perfectionist, he is quite simply one of the most important living jazz pianists. Make that pianists, period. Add Gary Peacock on bass and Jack DeJohnette on drums and you have music made in heaven!