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Friday March 14, 2014

from irishtimes.com

Brad Mehldau & Mark Guiliana: Mehliana: Taming the Dragon
By: Cormac Larkin

Brad Mehldau doesn’t do predictable. The celebrated American pianist’s output to date has been mainly in the traditional trio format. Within it, though, he has always been mercurial and inventive, both in terms of what constitutes a suitable basis for improvisation (anything from Brahms to Gershwin to Radiohead), and in the moment-to-moment decisions that inform his solos.

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