Brad Mehldau

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Contemporary album of the month – Brad Mehldau: After Bach
The pianist intersperses classic Bach pieces with his own responses in a headscratching album of harmonic adventures

John Lewis

01, Mar, 2018 @6:00 PM

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On my radar: Toby Jones’s cultural highlights
The actor on Dragons’ Den, the jazz improvisations of Brad Mehldau, the Cinema Museum, a south London bus garage, and more…

Kathryn Bromwich

12, Nov, 2017 @10:00 AM

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Brad Mehldau Trio review – searching, storytelling jazz at its finest
Mehldau is one of the contemporary form’s great improvisers, and with Jeff Ballard and Larry Grenadier he made unexpected but riveting connections

John Fordham

22, May, 2017 @1:52 PM

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Chris Thile & Brad Mehldau review – mind-boggling interplay
(Nonesuch)

Dave Gelly

29, Jan, 2017 @8:00 AM

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Thile/Mehldau: Chris Thile & Brad Mehldau review – remarkable rapport as bluegrass meets jazz

John Fordham

26, Jan, 2017 @6:15 PM

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'I've spent the last year in a dream state': virtuoso mandolinist Chris Thile
He has taken the mandolin where it has never gone before, even using it to record Bach. Now he’s teamed up with jazz giant Brad Mehldau and is promising to write a topical song every week

Alfred Hickling

25, Jan, 2017 @6:30 PM

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Brad Mehldau Trio: Blues and Ballads review – old songs made ingeniously new

John Fordham

21, Jul, 2016 @5:00 PM

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Brad Mehldau Trio: Blues and Ballads review – extraordinarily inventive
(Nonesuch)

Dave Gelly

05, Jun, 2016 @7:00 AM

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On my radar: Akram Khan’s cultural highlights
The dancer and choreographer on Kate Tempest’s poetry, Asif Kapadia’s Amy Winehouse documentary, and jazz pianist Brad Mehldau

Kate Kellaway

08, May, 2016 @9:00 AM

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Brad Mehldau review – a balance of space and intensity perfectly struck
A dense and dazzling recital of Bach’s classics and the compositions and improvisations inspired by them makes this a powerful, thought-provoking gig

John Fordham

18, Dec, 2015 @3:38 PM

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The playlist – jazz: London jazz festival, Maria Schneider, Matthew Halsall and more
Jazz fans will get rare live sightings of some great acts in the coming weeks, plus exciting releases from Colin Towns, Tigran Hamasyan, Brad Mehldau and a classic by Errol Garner

John Fordham

20, Oct, 2015 @3:39 PM

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Brad Mehldau: 10 Years Solo Live review – virtuosity and ingenuity in five hours of solo piano
Organised according to mood, motive and structure, this formidable torrent of acoustic piano improvisation is full of gems – a collector’s piece

John Fordham

15, Oct, 2015 @5:30 PM

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