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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


50 Ways To Leave Your Lover - Brad Mehldau Trio

There are definitely more than 50 reasons for liking this particular Brad Mehldau Trio. I’ll refer two of my favourite ones: I have watched this trio… 20 more words


Brad Mehldau

Still on a Mehldau kick… his playing is just gorgeous, and extremely versatile. That’s the kind of pianist I wanna be.