Mehliana: Taming the Dragon

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Mehliana: Taming the Dragon
Mehliana - Taming the Dragon.jpg
Studio album by
ReleasedFebruary 25, 2014
Recorded2013[citation needed]
StudioBunker Studios, Brooklyn, NY
GenreAvant-garde jazz, jazztronica, synth-jazz
Length71:43
LabelNonesuch
7559-79610 5
ProducerBrad Mehldau & Mark Guiliana
Brad Mehldau chronology
Nearness
(2011)
Mehliana: Taming the Dragon
(2014)
10 Years Solo Live
(2004–14)

Mehliana: Taming the Dragon is an album by Brad Mehldau and Mark Guiliana released on the Nonesuch label in 2014.[1] Mehldau's solo on "Sleeping Giant" was nominated for Best Improvised Jazz Solo in the 2015 Grammy Awards.[2]

Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic3.5/5 stars[3]
Down Beat2.5/5 stars[4]
The Guardian4/5 stars[5]

Track listing[edit]

Tracks 1, 6–8, 10, 11 composed by Brad Mehldau; all other tracks composed by Brad Mehldau and Mark Guiliana

  1. "Taming the Dragon" - 6:42
  2. "Luxe" - 5:40
  3. "You Can't Go Back Now" - 5:45
  4. "The Dreamer" - 5:24
  5. "Elegy for Amelia E." - 7:34
  6. "Sleeping Giant" - 6:17
  7. "Hungry Ghost" - 5:01
  8. "Gainsbourg" - 7:52
  9. "Just Call Me Nige" - 5:41
  10. "Sassyassed Sassafrass" - 5:52
  11. "Swimming" - 4:58
  12. "London Gloaming" - 4:57

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Mehliana: Taming the Dragon". Nonesuch. Retrieved May 26, 2014.
  2. ^ "57th Annual GRAMMY Awards Nominees". grammy.com. Retrieved December 20, 2014.
  3. ^ Jurek, Thom. "Mehliana: Taming the Dragon". AllMusic. Retrieved May 26, 2014.
  4. ^ Hale, James (May 2014) "Brad Mehldau & Mark Guiliana – Mehliana: Taming the Dragon". Down Beat. p. 59.
  5. ^ Fordham, John (February 20, 2014) "Brad Mehldau/ Mark Guiliana/ Mehliana: Taming the Dragon – Review". The Guardian.