Keith Jarrett to announce shock retirement from music?

Jarrett created a stir on Wednesday when rumors have surfaced that his career was over.

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Sad news for Jarrett fans. Speculation had been rife that the American pianist best known for his album The Köln Concert, will announce his retirement from music, at age 71, with immediate effect.

UPDATE 30/03/2017 : This story seems to be false. (read more)

Being a pianist isn't fun anymore

“As we get older, there are phases of life that we enter into, and being a pianist just isn't fun anymore,” he might have said, says a source who remained anonymous. Other reports hinted that he may branch out into other creative fields he is better at (and more interested in), though they didn't provide any details.


For a little while on Wednesday evening, #ThankYouKeith was a trending hashtag on Twitter. As many fans reminisce and look back on all the unforgettable memories, some may wonder what about now made him make the decision.

“You’ve accomplished everything I ever dreamed of #ThankYouKeith.”
— @DesireePlum, 29 Mar 2017
“Jarrett wasn't retired?”
— @borisB0, 29 Mar 2017

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