Ruta and Daitya

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Ruta and Daitya
Studio album by Keith Jarrett & Jack DeJohnette
Released 1973
Recorded May, 1971
Genre Jazz
Length 47:37
Label ECM
Producer Manfred Eicher
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Ruta and Daitya is an album released on ECM by jazz pianist Keith Jarrett and drummer Jack DeJohnette. It features seven duet performances recorded in the studio.[1]


The Allmusic review by Richard S. Ginell awarded the album 3 stars stating "As such, this is a valuable, underrated transition album that provides perhaps the last glimpse of the electric Keith Jarrett as he embarked on his notorious (and ultimately triumphant) anti-electric crusade.".[2]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars[2]
The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide 4/5 stars[3]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Overture/Communion" - 6:00
  2. "Ruta and Daitya" - 11:14
  3. "All We Got" - 2:00
  4. "Sounds of Peru/Submergence/Awakening" - 6:31
  5. "Algeria" - 5:47
  6. "You Know, You Know" (Jarrett) - 7:44
  7. "Pastel Morning" (Jarrett) - 2:04
All compositions by Keith Jarrett and Jack DeJohnette except as indicated
  • Recorded at Sunset Studios, Los Angeles, CA, May, 1971



  1. ^ ECM catalogue accessed December 1, 2008.
  2. ^ a b Ginell, R. Allmusic Review accessed September 17, 2011
  3. ^ Swenson, J. (Editor) (1985). The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide. USA: Random House/Rolling Stone. p. 60. ISBN 0-394-72643-X.