Anything Goes (Brad Mehldau album)

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Anything Goes
Anything Goes cover.jpg
Studio album by Brad Mehldau
Released February 24, 2004[1]
Recorded October 8–9, 2002[2]
Genre Jazz
Label Warner Bros.
Producer Matt Pierson, Brad Mehldau
Brad Mehldau chronology
Anything Goes
Live in Tokyo
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 4/5 stars[2]
The Guardian 5/5 stars[3]
The Penguin Guide to Jazz 4/4 stars[4]

Anything Goes is a contemporary jazz album by the Brad Mehldau trio. The title track is Cole Porter's "Anything Goes" arranged for the trio. The album, like many of Mehldau's other albums, contains several jazz arrangements of pop/rock songs, including "Still Crazy After All These Years" by Paul Simon, and "Everything in Its Right Place" by Radiohead.[2]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Get Happy" (Harold Arlen, Ted Koehler) – 9:47
  2. "Dreamsville" (Raymond B. Evans, Jay Livingston, Henry Mancini) – 5:03
  3. "Anything Goes" (Cole Porter) – 7:08
  4. "Tres Palabras" (Osvaldo Farrés) – 5:01
  5. "Skippy" (Thelonious Monk) – 5:24
  6. "Nearness of You" (Hoagy Carmichael, Ned Washington) – 6:43
  7. "Still Crazy After All These Years" (Paul Simon) – 5:21
  8. "Everything in Its Right Place" (Thom Yorke, Jonny Greenwood) – 6:55
  9. "Smile" (Charlie Chaplin, Geoff Parsons, James John Turner Phillips) – 6:48
  10. "I've Grown Accustomed to Her Face" (Alan Jay Lerner, Frederick Loewe) – 4:49



  • Produced by Brad Mehldau and Matt Pierson
  • Mastered by Greg Calbi
  • Engineered by James Farber, Steve Mazur, Aya Takemura
  • Photography by Warren Darius Aftahi
  • Production Coordination by Dana Watson


  1. ^ Ouellette, Dan (March 6, 2004) "Brad Mehldau Trio: Anything Goes". Billboard. Volume 116/10. p. 35.
  2. ^ a b c Collar, Matt "Brad Mehldau/Brad Mehldau Trio: Anything Goes: Review". AllMusic. Retrieved February 8, 2014.
  3. ^ Fordham, John (February 20, 2004) "Brad Mehldau, Anything Goes". The Guardian.
  4. ^ Cook, Richard; Morton, Brian (2008). The Penguin Guide to Jazz Recordings (9th ed.). Penguin. p. 990. ISBN 978-0-141-03401-0. 

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