Köln Conversations

Free Variations on Keith Jarrett’s Köln Concert

Dorian Ford, the internationally acclaimed jazz pianist, performs a unique and thrilling recital. To celebrate the upcoming 50th anniversary, Ford reaches back through time to have an intimate conversation with Keith Jarrett’s iconic improvised 1975 Köln Concert. He blends his passion for Jarrett’s brilliant original with his own improvisations – his riffs and grooves re-igniting the spark of genius of the young Jarrett. For lovers of jazz and classical music this captivating concert is a celebration not to be missed.

“I think I’m always in dialogue with something other than what I’ve just played. That’s the essence of improvisation.”

Keith Jarrett