Wonderwall. As performed by Brad Mehldau. Noel Gallagher (Oasis) Trans. Ari Nahum. From Brad Mehldau Trio: Live, Nonesuch Records # 4 Œ bœ j. Play on Spotify. 1. Wonderwall – Brad Mehldau. Featured on Brad Mehldau Trio: Live Listen to Brad Mehldau in full in the Spotify app. Play on Spotify. The Brad Mehldau Trio’s take on “Wonderwall,” written by Noel Gallagher and first made famous by Oasis, is NPR’s Song of the Day today.
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Still, the addition of drummer Jeff Ballard has reinvigorated the Brad Mehldau Trio’s musical dynamic. The record includes eleven originals plus interpretations of songs by Ted Lucas and Michael Hurley, and a traditional hymn—”intimate, close-harmony songs that tap into an ageless essence of traditional ballads and lullabies as they contemplate companionship, family, love and death,” says the New York Times.
NPR contributor Michael Katzif writes that the three musicians sound unusually lively and exploratory on the two-disc collection Brad Mehdlau Trio Liveand they seem to play with a greater-than-ever sense of urgency Tuesday, April 1, – The Brad Mehldau Trio rethinks the popular songbook yet again on its new live album, tackling an Oasis cover in the process.
Rebuilding ‘Wonderwall’ With this live version of “Wonderwall,” Mehldau reduces Oasis’ most famous song to a post-bop stride-piano exercise. While this isn’t the first time the pianist has mined the Village Vanguard for performances — three of his five “Art of the Trio” records were recorded at the famed New York jazz venue — Live is the finest live recording Mehldau has made.
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September 24, The New Jersey Percussion Ensemble. You bfad here Home. So when the long-standing lineup of pianist Brad Mehldau’s trio changed — original drummer Jorge Rossy moved on in — it was apparent how rare and special that partnership had become.
This high turnover rate is a relic of jam sessions and rent parties, as well as the product of simple logistics, from musicians’ availability to the desired artistic needs of composition and performance. Early Music Mebldau of London. Mehldau, Ballard, and bassist Larry Grenadier sound unusually lively and exploratory on the two-disc collection Brad Mehdlau Trio Liveand they seem to play with a greater-than-ever sense of urgency.
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Facebook Twitter Flipboard Email. As Mehldau’s solo motifs drift further away from the song’s structure, the group develops an intertwined momentum that seems prearranged while obviously crafted on the spot. Listen to yesterday’s Song of the Dayand subscribe to the Song of the Day newsletter.
Album Release Artist News Reviews. By the time the familiar refrain returns, it’s jarring and thrilling to hear how much the song and the musicians have evolved.
Join the mailing list. The melody, condensed into its most basic elements, rhythmically attacks in short bursts, set over Grenadier’s sturdy bass patterns and Ballard’s broken drum grooves. Unable to process your request at this time.
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