They didn’t cough in Munich. The audience at the Philharmonie had been warned that the great jazz pianist was sensitive to interruptions of any kind. They held their breaths and their bladders until the very end.
Then, during the applause, someone in the public flashed a photograph.
The mood turned in an instant. ‘Why did you come?’ he demanded.
And stormed off.
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photo: Daniela Yohannes/ECM Records