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List Rules Studio albums only by this acclaimed jazz pianist

List of the best Keith Jarrett albums, including pictures of the album covers, ranked from best to worst by jazz fans worldwide. The top Keith Jarrett albums can be found at the top of the list. Mr. Jarrett is both one of the most acclaimed and prolific living jazz artists, and his solo piano and ensemble records, heavily on the ECM label, are quite a body of work.

If you think the greatest Keith Jarrett album isn't high enough on the list, then vote so it receives the credit it deserves. Make sure you don't just vote for critically acclaimed albums; if you have a favorite Keith Jarrett album, vote it up, even if it's not necessarily the most popular. If you want to know the best Keith Jarrett album of all time, this list will answer your question. The ranking includes collaborations with other bandleaders, as well as Keith Jarrett solo piano albums like Facing You, and records of combos led by him, such as those by the Keith Jarrett Trio, aka the Standards Trio. Among the CDs on the list are My SongExpectations, and Sleeper

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My Song is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Keith Jarrett Albums of All Time
My Song 1978

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Facing You is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Keith Jarrett Albums of All Time
Facing You 1972

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The Survivors' Suite is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Keith Jarrett Albums of All Time

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The Melody at Night, With You is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Keith Jarrett Albums of All Time

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Belonging is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Keith Jarrett Albums of All Time
Belonging 1974

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Jasmine is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Keith Jarrett Albums of All Time
Jasmine 2010

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Arbour Zena is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Keith Jarrett Albums of All Time

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Standards is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Keith Jarrett Albums of All Time

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Personal Mountains is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Keith Jarrett Albums of All Time

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Treasure Island is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Keith Jarrett Albums of All Time

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Expectations is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Keith Jarrett Albums of All Time

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Staircase is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Keith Jarrett Albums of All Time
Staircase 1976

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Sleeper is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Keith Jarrett Albums of All Time
Sleeper 2012

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Dark Intervals is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Keith Jarrett Albums of All Time

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Ruta and Daitya is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Keith Jarrett Albums of All Time

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Last Dance is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Keith Jarrett Albums of All Time
Last Dance 2014

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Somewhere Before is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Keith Jarrett Albums of All Time

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Bop-Be is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Keith Jarrett Albums of All Time
Bop-Be 1977

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Life Between the Exit Signs is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Keith Jarrett Albums of All Time

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Death and the Flower is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Keith Jarrett Albums of All Time

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Birth is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Keith Jarrett Albums of All Time
Birth 1971

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The Mourning of a Star is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Keith Jarrett Albums of All Time

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Hymns / Spheres is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Keith Jarrett Albums of All Time

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Yesterdays is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Keith Jarrett Albums of All Time
Yesterdays 2009

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Mysteries is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Keith Jarrett Albums of All Time
Mysteries 1976

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Spirits is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Keith Jarrett Albums of All Time
Spirits 1985

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Shades is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Keith Jarrett Albums of All Time
Shades 1976

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The Celestial Hawk is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Keith Jarrett Albums of All Time

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Invocations - the Moth and the... is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Keith Jarrett Albums of All Time

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Ritual is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Keith Jarrett Albums of All Time
Ritual 1977

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Byablue is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Keith Jarrett Albums of All Time
Byablue 1977

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No End is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Keith Jarrett Albums of All Time
No End 2013

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Chick Corea, Herbie Hancock, K... is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Keith Jarrett Albums of All Time

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Backhand is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Keith Jarrett Albums of All Time
Backhand 1974

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Book of Ways is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Keith Jarrett Albums of All Time

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Bridge of Light is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Keith Jarrett Albums of All Time

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Luminessence is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Keith Jarrett Albums of All Time

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Jazz E Dintorni (with Paul Ble... is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Keith Jarrett Albums of All Time

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Restoration Ruin is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Keith Jarrett Albums of All Time