Readership: Jazz scholars, students, musicians, and fans, as well as fans of Keith Jarrett and The Köln Concert recording.
Peter Elsdon, Lecturer in Music, University of Hull, United Kingdom
Peter Elsdon is a lecturer in Music at the University of Hull, where he teaches Jazz and Popular Music. He also works as a jazz musician in his spare time.
"a thought-provoking, tightly focused and scholarly piece of work, of considerable interest not only to Jarrett aficionados, but also to anyone fascinated by the processes involved in playing, listening to and marketing music." - Chris Parker, LondonJazz
"Elsdon is very good at exploring the recurring motifs and styles of Jarretts improvisations, his rhapsodic virtuosity, lengthy groove passages ... He is strong on the theory of music and its performance" - Simon Adams, Jazz Journal
"the book demonstrates an excellent level of scholarship and an excellent resource for knowledgeable readers." -
C. Wadsworth Walker, Choice