Somewhere Before

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Somewhere Before
Live album by Keith Jarrett
Released 1968
Recorded August 30 & 31, 1968
Genre Jazz
Length 38:30
Label Vortex Records
Producer George Avakian
Keith Jarrett chronology
Restoration Ruin
(1968)
Somewhere Before
(1968)
Gary Burton & Keith Jarrett
(1970)

Somewhere Before is a live album by pianist Keith Jarrett recorded on August 30 & 31, 1968 at Shelly's Manne-Hole in Hollywood, California. It features a live performance by Keith Jarrett, Charlie Haden and Paul Motian.

Reception[edit]

The Allmusic review by Richard S. Ginell awarded the album 4 stars stating "As an example of early, unfocused Jarrett, this is fascinating material.".[1]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[1]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "My Back Pages" (Dylan) - 5:24
  2. "Pretty Ballad" - 3:30
  3. "Moving Soon" - 4:24
  4. "Somewhere Before" - 6:50
  5. "New Rag" - 5:40
  6. "A Moment for Tears" - 3:07
  7. "Pouts' Over (And the Day's Not Through)" - 4:35
  8. "Dedicated to You" (Cahn, Chaplin, Zaret) - 5:00
  9. "Old Rag" - 2:37
All compositions by Keith Jarrett except as indicated

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Ginell, R. Allmusic Review accessed September 17, 2011