When I Fall in Love (Mehldau & Rossy Trio album)

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When I Fall in Love
When-I-Fall-In-Love-cover.jpg
Live album by
Released1993
RecordedOctober 9–10, 1993
VenueLa Cova del Drac, Barcelona
GenreJazz
Length67:13
LabelFresh Sound New Talent
Brad Mehldau chronology
New York-Barcelona Crossing, Volumen 2
(1993)
When I Fall in Love
(1993)
Consenting Adults
(1994)

When I Fall in Love is an album by the Mehldau & Rossy Trio, consisting of pianist Brad Mehldau, bassist Mario Rossy, and drummer Jorge Rossy.

Music and recording[edit]

The album was recorded in concert at La Cova del Drac in Barcelona on October 9 and 10, 1993.[1]

On the up-tempo "Anthropology", Mehldau plays the melody "note for note and then begins to move through the lower register for sevenths and ninths, playing 16th and even 32nd notes to corral the rhythm section as he moves the scale over first a half, then a whole, and then two and a half steps."[2]

Reception[edit]

The AllMusic reviewer wrote that "This may not be as great as some of Meldau's later trio work, but it is very impressive for such an early date."[2]

Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic4/5 stars[2]
The Penguin Guide to Jazz3.5/4 stars[3]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Anthropology" (Charlie Parker) – 8:22
  2. "At a Loss" (Brad Mehldau) – 6:32
  3. "When I Fall in Love" (Victor Young, Edward Heyman) – 14:20
  4. "Countdown" (John Coltrane) – 8:16
  5. "Convalescent" (Mehldau) – 8:22
  6. "I Fall in Love Too Easily" (Jule Styne, Sammy Cahn) – 10:35
  7. "I Didn't Know What Time It Was" (Richard Rodgers, Lorenz Hart) – 9:40

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Brad Mehldau: When I Fall in Love". Fresh Sound Records. Retrieved December 3, 2016.
  2. ^ a b c Jurek, Thom "Mehldau & Rossy Trio: When I Fall in Love". AllMusic. Retrieved December 3, 2016.
  3. ^ Cook, Richard; Morton, Brian (2008). The Penguin Guide to Jazz Recordings (9th ed.). Penguin. p. 988. ISBN 978-0-14-103401-0. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)