The Mourning of a Star

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The Mourning of a Star
Studio album by Keith Jarrett
Released 1971
Recorded July 8, 9, 16 and August 23, 1971
Atlantic Studios, New York City
Genre Jazz
Length 43:51
Label Atlantic
SD 1596
Producer George Avakian
Keith Jarrett chronology
Ruta and Daitya
(1971)
The Mourning of a Star
(1971)
El Juicio (The Judgement)
(1971)

The Mourning of a Star is an album by pianist Keith Jarrett featuring performances by Keith Jarrett, Charlie Haden and Paul Motian.

Reception[edit]

The Allmusic review by Scott Yanow awarded the album 3 stars stating "These trio performances (with bassist Charlie Haden and drummer Paul Motian) are impressive for the period, but the best was yet to come.".[1]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars[1]

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Keith Jarrett except as indicated
  1. "Follow the Crooked Path (Though It Be Longer)" - 6:15
  2. "Interlude No. 3" - 1:15
  3. "Standing Outside" - 3:22
  4. "Everything That Lives Laments" - 2:16
  5. "Interlude No. 1" - 1:40
  6. "Trust" - 6:56
  7. "All I Want" (Joni Mitchell) - 2:22
  8. "Traces of You" - 5:08
  9. "The Mourning of a Star" - 9:24
  10. "Interlude No. 2" - 0:55
  11. "Sympathy" - 4:32

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Yanow, S. Allmusic Review accessed September 17, 2011