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Keith Jarrett Standards Trio - After the Fall is, theguardian: jazz album of the month

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Gary Peacock, Keith Jarrett's double bassist in the piano star's 35-year-old Standards Trio, once told JazzTimes that when: "You don't feel you have to make a statement any more, you enter a space of enormous freedom." It was perhaps a disingenuous observation, since Jarrett almost certainly had a statement in mind when he founded this influential band in 1983 – to cherish some old-school standards about melody, swing and acoustic sound, as well as celebrating the standard songbook repertoire from which so much original jazz has been launched.

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