Personnel: Keith Jarrett (piano, soprano saxophone, percussion); Dewey Redman (tenor saxophone); Sam Brown (guitar); Charlie Haden (bass); Paul Motian (drums); Guilherme Franco, Danny Johnson (percussion).
Recorded at Generation Sound Studios, New York, New York on February 27 & 28, 1974.
One of Keith Jarrett's finest mid-1970s recordings for the Impulse! label, TREASURE ISLAND presents the revered jazz pianist in the company of a killer ensemble that includes Dewey Redman on tenor sax, Charlie Haden on bass, and Paul Motian on drums. In addition to the extended pieces "The Rich (And the Poor)" and "Le Mistral," this 1974 outing includes the thrilling and immediate "Blue Streak" and the stately title track, making it a highly dynamic record that reveals the strengthens of all its renowned players. An essential ensemble album for devoted Jarrett fans, TREASURE ISLAND also serves well as an introduction to the revered performer's lauded and prolific `70s era.