Jazz pianist Keith Jarrett is celebrating his 70th birthday with two new releases: the classical exploration Barber/Bartók and the live compilation Creation. Henry Leutwyler/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Estonian composer Arvo Pärt, creator of contemplative music, photographed in 1990 by influential patron Betty Freeman. Betty Freeman/ECM Records hide caption

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Keith Jarrett circa 1986. Toshinari Koinuma/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Keith Jarrett, Jack DeJohnette and Gary Peacock's new album of standards is titled Somewhere. Daniela Yohannes/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Keith Jarrett's new album is Rio, recorded live in Brazil. Daniela Yohannes/ECM Records hide caption

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Bassist Charlie Haden and pianist Keith Jarrett recorded their collaboration, Jasmine, in Jarrett's home studio. Reto Caduff/ECM Records hide caption

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Keith Jarrett made a long awaited appearance on Piano Jazz in 2006. Patrick Hinley hide caption

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