Grandeur and Crisis
Keith Jarrett - A Biography - Wolfgang Sandner
Wolfgang Sandner [+]
University of Marburg
Wolfgang Sandner, born in 1942, studied musicology, modern history and Italian. For almost three decades, he has been active as music editor for the German newspaper, Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung. He is professor at the University of Marburg, Germany and has penned portraits of such varied artists as Miles Davis, Heiner Goebbels and Arvo Pärt.
Keith Jarrett‘s financial difficulties and a lack of perpetuum in the field of solo piano improvisations lead him straight into a psychological and financial crisis. Personal decisions of enormous importance are made and Jarrett remarries. He also attempts to re- find himself in musical projects such as the 'Spirits' recording.