Wonderwall. As performed by Brad Mehldau. Noel Gallagher (Oasis) Trans. Ari Nahum. From Brad Mehldau Trio: Live, Nonesuch Records # 4 Œ bœ j. Play on Spotify. 1. Wonderwall – Brad Mehldau. Featured on Brad Mehldau Trio: Live Listen to Brad Mehldau in full in the Spotify app. Play on Spotify. The Brad Mehldau Trio’s take on “Wonderwall,” written by Noel Gallagher and first made famous by Oasis, is NPR’s Song of the Day today.

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Brad Mehldau Trio CD: The melody, condensed into its most basic elements, rhythmically attacks in short bursts, set over Grenadier’s sturdy bass patterns and Ballard’s broken drum grooves.

Word of Mouth Chorus. Collected from a series of concerts, these performances return to what Mehldau and his band do best: So when the long-standing lineup of pianist Brad Mehldau’s trio changed — original drummer Jorge Rossy moved on in — it was apparent bard rare and special that partnership had become.

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New York City Ballet Orchestra. Accessibility links Skip to main content Keyboard shortcuts for audio player. Collected from a series of concerts, these performances return to what Mehldau and his band do best: NPR contributor Michael Katzif writes that the three musicians sound unusually lively and exploratory on the two-disc collection Brad Mehdlau Trio Liveand they seem to play with a wonddrwall sense of urgency The track appears on the Trio’s new Live album, on which the musicians “sound unusually lively and exploratory,” says NPR.


The Siss Boom Bang. Listen to yesterday’s Song of the Dayand subscribe to the Song of the Day newsletter. Please try again later. September 24, The New Jersey Percussion Ensemble. Mehldau’s equal attention to standards, original compositions, and modern-rock covers has established a wondetwall repertoire that allows set-list staples “The Very Thought of You” to feel right at home alongside a minute rendition of Soundgarden’s “Black Hole Sun.

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This high turnover rate is a relic of jam sessions and rent parties, as well as the product of simple logistics, from musicians’ availability to the desired artistic needs of composition and performance. By bradd time the familiar refrain returns, it’s jarring and thrilling to hear how much the song and the musicians have evolved.

Rebuilding ‘Wonderwall’ With this live version of “Wonderwall,” Mehldau reduces Oasis’ most famous song to a post-bop stride-piano exercise.

NPR: Brad Mehldau Trio Live “Wonderwall” Is Song of the Day

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Still, the addition of drummer Jeff Ballard has reinvigorated the Brad Mehldau Trio’s musical dynamic. Album Release Artist News Reviews. Live is the finest live recording Mehldau has made.


While this isn’t the first time the pianist has mined the Village Vanguard for performances — three of his five “Art of the Trio” records were recorded at the famed New York jazz venue — Live is the finest live recording Mehldau has made. The brar includes eleven originals plus interpretations of songs by Ted Lucas and Michael Hurley, and a traditional hymn—”intimate, close-harmony songs that tap into an ageless essence of traditional ballads and eonderwall as they contemplate companionship, family, love and death,” says the New York Times.

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Brad Mehldau Trio: Rebuilding ‘Wonderwall’

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Few jazz groups maintain a stable lineup for very long, let alone more than 10 years. Please fill out the correct information. Friday, September 21, Brad Mehldau Trio Live Genre: Web Resources Brad Mehldau’s Site.

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