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'Blues and Ballads'

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Jun 23, 2016 Updated Jun 30, 2016

Pianist Brad Mehldau returns with a new trio album focusing on standards and featuring his long-time collaborators.

The iconic Brad Mehldau has long been an exponent of the piano trio, building on the legacy of names like Bud Powell and Bill Evans. Once again teaming up with long-time collaborators Larry Grenadier and Jeff Ballard, Mehldau has focused the group's attention on standards and covers - namely blues and ballads. In fact, that's the name of the album, and it's our feature album this week on ABC Jazz!

Tracks in this feature

1. 'Since I Fell for You' (B. Johnson)
2. 'I Concentrate on You' (C. Porter)
3. 'Little Person' (J. Brion)
4. 'Cheryl' (C. Parker)
5. 'These Foolish Things' (J. Strachey)
6. 'And I Love Her' (Lennon/McCartney)
7. 'My Valentine' (McCartney)

CD: Blues and Ballads by Brad Mehldau (Nonesuch 7559794650) - Audio stream available for 1 month after broadcast
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Bradford Alexander "Brad" Mehldau (/ˈmɛlˌdaʊ/; born August 23, 1970) is an American jazz pianist, composer, and arranger. Mehldau studied music at The New School, and toured and recorded while still a student. He was a member of saxophonist Joshua Redman's Quartet with bassist Christian McBride and drummer Brian Blade in the mid-1990s, and has led his own trio since at least 1992. His first...

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