Ned Rorem in USA - 4 January, 1989

from Lies: A Diary 1986-1999, page 147:

Flipping channels, I pause to glimpse Keith Jarrett fingering what sounds like a simple improvisation on "Over the Rainbow". Such anguish for such modest results, like Portnoy's père finally emitting an agate-sized turd.

cite as

Ned Rorem, Lies: A Diary 1986-1999 (New York, 2002), p. 147. accessed: 29 May, 2024

location of experience: USA


Ned Rorem
Critic, essayist, Composer, Diarist […]

Listening to

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music by Keith Jarrett
written by Keith Jarrett
performed by Keith Jarrett

Experience Information

Date/Time 4 January, 1989
Medium broadcast
Listening Environment in private, indoors, solitary

Originally submitted by pashworth on Mon, 20 Jul 2015 11:31:25 +0100
Approved on Tue, 02 Feb 2016 13:55:09 +0000