Keith Jarrett’s Ballad Stylings on “Danny Boy” (LOTW #134)

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Keith Jarrett interprets the traditional Irish Ballad “Danny Boy” with a personal touch at this Tokyo solo concert from 2002. 

He uses voicings that you don’t hear every day, some including major 9ths and passing tones.

Note how he throws in his personal flair with a reharmonization in the 5th bar!

 When compared to Bill Evans’ famous recording from 1962, Keith’s version takes on a distinctive character with these additions. 

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Brenden Lowe

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