Personal Mountains

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Personal Mountains
Personal Mountains.jpg
Live album by Keith Jarrett
Released 1989
Recorded April 16-17, 1979
Genre Jazz
Length 61:22
Label ECM
ECM 1382
Producer Manfred Eicher
Keith Jarrett chronology
Personal Mountains
Nude Ants
(1978)Nude Ants1978

Personal Mountains is a live album by American pianist Keith Jarrett which was released on the ECM label in 1989. It was recorded at a live performance by Jarrett's 'European Quartet', featuring Jan Garbarek, Palle Danielsson and Jon Christensen, in Tokyo in April 1979.


The Allmusic review by Richard S. Ginell awarded the album 4 stars stating "Clearly this is one of the peaks of the European quartet's discography.".[1]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[1]
The Penguin Guide to Jazz 3/4 stars[2]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Personal Mountains" - 16:02
  2. "Prism" - 11:15
  3. "Oasis" - 18:03
  4. "Innocence" - 7:16
  5. "Late Night Willie" - 8:46
All compositions by Keith Jarrett.



  1. ^ a b Ginell, R. Allmusic Review accessed September 12, 2011
  2. ^ Cook, Richard; Morton, Brian (2008). The Penguin Guide to Jazz Recordings (9th ed.). Penguin. p. 769. ISBN 978-0-141-03401-0.