Life Between the Exit Signs

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Life Between the Exit Signs
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Studio album by Keith Jarrett
Released April 1, 1968[1]
Recorded May 4, 1967
Atlantic Recording Studios, New York City
Genre Post-bop
Length 43:18
Label Vortex Records
Producer George Avakian
Keith Jarrett chronology
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Allmusic 4.5/5 stars[2]

Life Between the Exit Signs is a jazz album by pianist Keith Jarrett. It was recorded on May 4, 1967 at Atlantic Recording Studios, in New York City and released on April 1, 1968, under the record label Vortex, a subsidiary label of Atlantic Records. It features Jarrett, bassist Charlie Haden and drummer Paul Motian.

The tracks on the album are heavily influenced by Ornette Coleman and Bill Evans, Jarrett having long been an admirer of both, Haden having played with Coleman and Motian having played with Evans.

Track listing[edit]

All songs written by Keith Jarrett, unless otherwise noted.

  1. "Lisbon Stomp" - 6:06
  2. "Love No. 1" - 6:17
  3. "Love No. 2" - 4:32
  4. "Everything I Love" (Cole Porter) - 4:33
  5. "Margot" - 3:45
  6. "Long Time Gone (But Not Withdrawn)" - 4:55
  7. "Life Between the Exit Signs" - 6:53
  8. "Church Dreams" - 6:17



  1. ^ At Discogs
  2. ^ "Life Between the Exit Signs - Keith Jarrett | AllMusic". 2011. Retrieved 18 July 2011.