Spirits (Keith Jarrett album)

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Spirits
Studio album by Keith Jarrett
Released 1985
Recorded May–July, 1985
Genre Jazz
Length 110:58
Label ECM
Producer Manfred Eicher
Keith Jarrett chronology
Changes
(1984)
Spirits
(1985)
Standards Live
(1985)

Spirits is a double album by Keith Jarrett on which he performs vocals, guitar, glockenspiel, soprano saxophone, recorder, piano, tabla, flutes and percussion which was recorded and released on the ECM label in 1985.[1]

Reception[edit]

The Allmusic review by Ron Wynn awarded the album 3 stars calling it "More a technical showcase than a musically worthy enterprise".[2]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars[2]

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Keith Jarrett

Spirits Vol. 1:

  1. "Spirits 1" - 5:07
  2. "Spirits 2" - 1:37
  3. "Spirits 3" - 8:04
  4. "Spirits 4" - 5:56
  5. "Spirits 5" - 4:10
  6. "Spirits 6" - 1:58
  7. "Spirits 7" - 7:09
  8. "Spirits 8" - 4:52
  9. "Spirits 9" - 5:12
  10. "Spirits 10" - 3:27
  11. "Spirits 11" - 2:36
  12. "Spirits 12" - 4:47

Spirits Vol. 2:

  1. "Spirits 13" - 5:09
  2. "Spirits 14" - 3:06
  3. "Spirits 15" - 2:26
  4. "Spirits 16" - 2:10
  5. "Spirits 17" - 2:57
  6. "Spirits 18" - 6:20
  7. "Spirits 19" - 4:50
  8. "Spirits 20" - 5:13
  9. "Spirits 21" - 4:21
  10. "Spirits 22" - 3:08
  11. "Spirits 23" - 4:04
  12. "Spirits 24" - 3:02
  13. "Spirits 25" - 2:18
  14. "Spirits 26" - 6:12
  • Recorded at Cavelight Studios in New Jersey from May to July 1985.

Personnel[edit]

  • Keith Jarrett – Flute [Pakistani, Alto Vermont Folk], Tabla [3 Sets], Shaker [South American], Recorder [Ebony Moeck Sopranino, Ebony Moeck Soprano, Ebony Moeck Alto, Ebony Moeck Tenor, White Maple Moeck Bass, White Maple Moeck Great Bass], Voice, Saxophone [King Straight Soprano], Piano [Steinway], Guitar [Orozco], Glockenspiel [Miniature], Tambourine [Small], Cowbell [African Double], Baglama [Saz]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Keith Jarrett discography accessed August 12, 2011
  2. ^ a b Wynn, R. Allmusic Review accessed August 12, 2011