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  • April 30, 2019

    Happy International Jazz Day! Looking for a soundtrack to celebrate? Check out the Nonesuch: Jazz playlist on Spotify and Apple Music here, featuring new and classic songs from Brad Mehldau, Joshua Redman, Tigran Hamasyan, Pat Metheny, Bill Frisell, Allen Toussaint, James Farm, Rokia Traoré, Joni Mitchell, and others. And to hear new tracks as they’re added with music from new and upcoming releases, subscribe to the playlist today.

  • December 7, 2018

    Congratulations to all of the Nonesuch nominees for the 61st Annual Grammy Awards: David Byrne for American Utopia; Brad Mehldau and his Trio for Seymour Reads the Constitution!; Joshua Redman, Brian Blade, Scott Colley, and Ron Miles for Still Dreaming; Punch Brothers for All Ashore; John Adams for Doctor Atomic; Laurie Anderson and Kronos Quartet for Landfall; and Judith Sherman, up for Producer of the Year, Classical, for her work including Steve Reich's Pulse / Quartet.

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  • Brad Mehldau Trio's Seymour Reads the Constitution! is due May 18, 2018, on Nonesuch Records. The pianist and his longtime trio, which includes drummer Jeff Ballard and bassist Larry Grenadier, perform three Mehldau originals combined with interpretations of pop songs (Paul McCartney, Brian Wilson), jazz tunes (Elmo Hope, Sam Rivers), and one work from the American songbook (Frederick Loewe's "Almost Like Being in Love"). Pre-order Seymour Reads the Constitution! to download of the album track "Spiral" now.

    The Trio's previous release, Blues and Ballads (2016), received critical acclaim, with the Guardian saying, "Mehldau is a genius (and a still-improving one) at taking predictable materials to unpredictable destinations … These are old songs subjected to an old jazz method, but brought scintillatingly into the here and now." Mehldau released the solo album After Bach earlier this year; the album, which debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard Jazz Album chart, comprises the pianist/composer's recordings of four preludes and one fugue from J.S. Bach's Well-Tempered Clavier, each followed by an "After Bach" piece written by Mehldau and inspired by its WTC mate. The Financial Times said of After Bach, "As each piece gathers momentum, fresh melodies emerge, change shape and are developed anew over voicings that shimmer, fade and rumble to a peak. And, following Bach, Mehldau's improvisations unfold with an iron inner logic, a reminder … that Bach, in his day, was admired more for his abilities as an improviser than for his written scripts."

Brad Mehldau Trio

Tour

Sun, May 26
Seoul
Olympic Park
Sun, May 26
Seoul
Olympic Park
Tue, May 28
Hong Kong
Concert Hall, Hong Kong City Hall
Tue, May 28
Hong Kong
Concert Hall, Hong Kong City Hall
Thu, May 30
Nishinomiya
Hyogo Performing Arts Center
Thu, May 30
Nishinomiya
Hyogo Performing Arts Center
Fri, May 31
Tokyo
Suntory Hall
Fri, May 31
Tokyo
Suntory Hall
Sat, Jun 1
Tokyo
International Forum Hall C
Sat, Jun 1
Tokyo
International Forum Hall C
Mon, Jun 3
Tokyo
Yomiuri Otemachi Hall
Mon, Jun 3
Tokyo
Yomiuri Otemachi Hall
Sat, Sep 21
Rotterdam
Lantaren Venster
Sat, Sep 21
Rotterdam
Lantaren Venster
Sun, Sep 22
Brussels
Henry Le Boeuf Hall
Sun, Sep 22
Brussels
Henry Le Boeuf Hall
Fri, Oct 4
Caldas da Rainha
Centro Cultural e Congressos
Fri, Oct 4
Caldas da Rainha
Centro Cultural e Congressos
Sat, Oct 5
Figueira da Foz
Centro de Artes e Espectáculos
Sat, Oct 5
Figueira da Foz
Centro de Artes e Espectáculos
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On Seymour Reads the Constitution!, Brad Mehldau Trio performs three Mehldau originals combined with interpretations of pop songs (Paul McCartney, Brian Wilson), jazz tunes (Elmo Hope, Sam Rivers), and one work from the American songbook (Frederick Loewe's "Almost Like Being in Love"). 

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Brad Mehldau Trio's Seymour Reads the Constitution! is due May 18, 2018, on Nonesuch Records. The pianist and his longtime trio, which includes drummer Jeff Ballard and bassist Larry Grenadier, perform three Mehldau originals combined with interpretations of pop songs (Paul McCartney, Brian Wilson), jazz tunes (Elmo Hope, Sam Rivers), and one work from the American songbook (Frederick Loewe's "Almost Like Being in Love"). Pre-order Seymour Reads the Constitution! to download of the album track "Spiral" now.

The Trio's previous release, Blues and Ballads (2016), received critical acclaim, with the Guardian saying, "Mehldau is a genius (and a still-improving one) at taking predictable materials to unpredictable destinations … These are old songs subjected to an old jazz method, but brought scintillatingly into the here and now." Mehldau released the solo album After Bach earlier this year; the album, which debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard Jazz Album chart, comprises the pianist/composer's recordings of four preludes and one fugue from J.S. Bach's Well-Tempered Clavier, each followed by an "After Bach" piece written by Mehldau and inspired by its WTC mate. The Financial Times said of After Bach, "As each piece gathers momentum, fresh melodies emerge, change shape and are developed anew over voicings that shimmer, fade and rumble to a peak. And, following Bach, Mehldau's improvisations unfold with an iron inner logic, a reminder … that Bach, in his day, was admired more for his abilities as an improviser than for his written scripts."

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Tour

Sun, May 26
Seoul
Olympic Park
Sun, May 26
Seoul
Olympic Park
Tue, May 28
Hong Kong
Concert Hall, Hong Kong City Hall
Tue, May 28
Hong Kong
Concert Hall, Hong Kong City Hall
Thu, May 30
Nishinomiya
Hyogo Performing Arts Center
Thu, May 30
Nishinomiya
Hyogo Performing Arts Center
Fri, May 31
Tokyo
Suntory Hall
Fri, May 31
Tokyo
Suntory Hall
Sat, Jun 1
Tokyo
International Forum Hall C
Sat, Jun 1
Tokyo
International Forum Hall C
Mon, Jun 3
Tokyo
Yomiuri Otemachi Hall
Mon, Jun 3
Tokyo
Yomiuri Otemachi Hall
Sat, Sep 21
Rotterdam
Lantaren Venster
Sat, Sep 21
Rotterdam
Lantaren Venster
Sun, Sep 22
Brussels
Henry Le Boeuf Hall
Sun, Sep 22
Brussels
Henry Le Boeuf Hall
Fri, Oct 4
Caldas da Rainha
Centro Cultural e Congressos
Fri, Oct 4
Caldas da Rainha
Centro Cultural e Congressos
Sat, Oct 5
Figueira da Foz
Centro de Artes e Espectáculos
Sat, Oct 5
Figueira da Foz
Centro de Artes e Espectáculos
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