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Current Piano Playlist

As an aggressively mediocre piano player, I’ve decided to create playlist of tunes which have piano parts and piano accompanying (ahem, the Ellington/Coltrane tunes) I’ve enjoyed lately. 20 more words

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For Brad Mehldau's 44th Birthday, A 2006 WKCR Conversation and a 2000 DownBeat Blindfold Test

No pianist of his generation has had a greater impact on the sound of jazz circa 2014 than Brad Mehldau, who turns 44 today. For the occasion, I’m appending the transcript of a conversation we had on WKCR in 2006, which was originally web-published a few years ago on… 4,471 more words