Brad Mehldau’s Cultural and Musical Journey
Ted Panken’s interview with Brad Mehldau from jazz.com sheds light on a generation of jazz students who came through the New School in the late 1980s, as Mehldau did, studying with an earlier generation of master pianists like Kenny Werner and Fred Hersch. Mehldau retraces his dive into classical music and German philosophy, and the German art song, and his journey to embracing other more open song structures to explore.Read More
Watch The Brad Mehldau Trio
Brad Mehldau’s trio with Larry Grenadier was one of the most remarkable trios to emerge in the ‘90s. This inventive version of Radiohead’s “Knives Out” was taped at the 2006 Jazz Baltica Festival in Central Germany.
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