The album is a two-CD solo performance—completely improvised— that was recorded live in Japan in 2002, as Jarrett returned to performing after several years of illness.
Michael Bubl_'s It's Time remained at number one for the 12th week. Movers included Linda Ronstadt's Hummin' to Myself, which jumped from number 17 to number 11.
On the contemporary jazz chart, Kenny G's At Last... The Duets Album stayed at number one, where it has spent much of the year. Saxophonist and vocalist Walter Beasley's Greatest Hits! debuted at number 23.