Metheny/Mehldau

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Metheny/Mehldau
Studio album by Pat Metheny, Brad Mehldau, Jeff Ballard, Larry Grenadier
Released September 12, 2006
Genre Jazz
Length 66:03
Label Nonesuch
Producer Pat Metheny
Pat Metheny chronology
The Way Up
(2005)
Metheny/Mehldau
(2006)
Metheny/Mehldau Quartet
(2007)
Brad Mehldau chronology
Love Sublime
(2006)
Metheny/Mehldau
(2006)
Metheny/Mehldau Quartet
(2007)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars[1]

Metheny/Mehldau is a jazz album released in 2006 by Nonesuch Records, and a collaboration between guitarist/composer Pat Metheny and jazz pianist Brad Mehldau, consisting of ten original tracks, with two joined by Mehldau's drummer Jeff Ballard and bassist Larry Grenadier. Tracks 1, 5 and 9 are compositions by Mehldau, while the rest are by Metheny. The song "Unrequited" first appeared on Mehldau's 1998 album Songs: The Art of the Trio, Vol. III, and Metheny's composition "Say the Brother's Name" is from his 1994 compilation with John Scofield I Can See Your House From Here.

Metheny/Mehldau includes recordings from the first recording session. A second disc, Metheny Mehldau Quartet, was released in 2007, and contains more quartet and duet tracks.

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Unrequited"   Brad Mehldau 5:00
2. "Ahmid-6"   Pat Metheny 6:35
3. "Summer Day"   Metheny 6:25
4. "Ring of Life"   Metheny 7:35
5. "Legend"   Mehldau 7:02
6. "Find Me in Your Dreams"   Metheny 6:07
7. "Say the Brother's Name"   Metheny 7:14
8. "Bachelors III"   Metheny 7:24
9. "Annie's Bittersweet Cake"   Mehldau 5:32
10. "Make Peace"   Metheny 7:06

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Jurek, Thom (2011). "Metheny Mehldau - Pat Metheny | AllMusic". allmusic.com. Retrieved 18 July 2011. 

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