It’s a rare jazz outfit that stays intact as long as pianist Keith Jarrett, bassist Gary Peacock and drummer Jack DeJohnette. Rarer still is a group this familiar to one another that manages to keep diving into uncharted waters. For the 2009 Swiss concert heard here, Jarrett was in a particularly improvisational mood. Opener “Deep Space” is all explorations and sudden shifts of temperament, and DeJohnette sits out the first three minutes, holding back until he’s got an idea where Jarrett and Peacock are heading, which turns out to be Miles Davis’ “Solar.” Not that Somewhere is a complete departure. The remaining numbers would fit on any of the group’s other releases, and the breakneck version of “Tonight,” teases the hushed audience into an eruption of cheers and applause. –Jeff T.


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