℗ 1982 ECM Records GmbH under exclusive license to Universal Music Classics, a Division of UMG Recordings, Inc.
 

Keith Jarrett: Ritual

Dennis Russell Davies

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Ritual (Part I)
Dennis Russell Davies
18:45
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Ritual (Part II)
Dennis Russell Davies
13:27
Digital Booklet
Total Playing Time    32:12
"Four Stars ... the melodic disposition that is so often at the heart of everything Jarrett does remains a constant here and Russell Davies' performance is both confident and assured ... (a) brief yet superb recital ..."
- All About Jazz

Grammy-winning American pianist Dennis Russell Davies pays tribute to Keith Jarrett with this 1977 release, spotlighting the entire album-length work Ritual, composed by Jarrett (who does not appear on this album).

"... although I could never, in improvisation, begin to assume (Jarrett's) qualities as a creative force, Ritual is a vehicle through which I can bring his spirit to the listener. Those who know Keith will hear him in this music: it couldn't have been written by anyone else."
- Dennis Russell Davies
96 kHz / 24-bit PCM – ECM Records Studio Masters

Recorded June 1977 at Tonstudio Bauer, Ludwigsburg
Engineer: Martin Wieland
Cover Photo: Signe Mähler
Liner Photo: Madeline Winkler-Betzendahl
Design: Barbara Wojirsch
Produced by Manfred Eicher

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