Elsdon is very good at exploring the recurring motifs and styles of Jarretts improvisations, his rhapsodic virtuosity, lengthy groove passages ... He is strong on the theory of music and its performance (Simon Adams, Jazz Journal)
the book demonstrates an excellent level of scholarship and an excellent resource for knowledgeable readers. (C. Wadsworth Walker, Choice)
About the Author
Peter Elsdon is a lecturer in Music at the University of Hull, where he teaches Jazz and Popular Music. He also works as a jazz musician in his spare time.