Friday, August 11, 2006

Brad Mehldau & Pat Metheny To Collaborate

[Update:] The recording has been released. Here is a link to it on

From Glide Magazine:
Pianist Brad Mehldau and guitarist Pat Metheny have teamed for a collaborative album, "Metheny Mehldau," due Sept. 12 via Nonesuch. The 10-track set features a blend of each artist's material, including some tracks recorded with Mehldau's trio of bassist Larry Grenadier and drummer Jeff Ballard.

Mehldau and Metheny had never played together before hitting a New York studio last December. "Those days in December were some of the most creatively satisfying days I have ever had as a musician," Metheny enthuses. "When it was all done and it was time to listen back to everything, I was taken aback by what I heard. It seemed like we always played together."
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