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ARTICLE: CD/LP/TRACK REVIEW

Tigran Hamasyan: For Gyumri

Read "For Gyumri" reviewed by Nenad Georgievski

Even on this shorter album, Armenian pianist and composer Tigran Hamasyan displays a tireless ambition with his compositions, performances and eclectic approach. Over the course of his career, this young artist has released a wildly diverse stylistic set of releases that portray his eclectic and sometimes contrasting music tastes. The muse knows no borders or limits ...

ARTICLE: CD/LP/TRACK REVIEW

Steve Reich: Pulse/Quartet

Read "Pulse/Quartet" reviewed by Nenad Georgievski

In 2016, composer Steve Reich celebrated a milestone birthday and to mark the occasion an upward of hundreds of performances of his work were performed at various places around the globe. These performances and celebrations just confirmed the almost unfathomable beauty and timelessness of his oeuvre as they represented 50 years in music. They also confirmed ...

NEWS: RECORDING

Mandolinist/Singer Chris Thile and Pianist Brad Mehldau Release Duo Album on Nonesuch, Today!

Mandolinist/Singer Chris Thile and Pianist Brad Mehldau Release Duo Album on Nonesuch, Today!

Chris Thile & Brad Mehldau features original material and interpretations from a wide range of songwriters Nonesuch Records labelmates mandolinist/singer Chris Thile and pianist Brad Mehldau, longtime admirers of each other's work, first toured as a duo in 2013. At the end of 2015, they played a two-night stand at New York City's Bowery Ballroom before going ...

NEWS: RECORDING

Joshua Redman and Brad Mehldau Reunite on "Nearness," Available September 9 on Nonesuch

Joshua Redman and Brad Mehldau Reunite on "Nearness," Available September 9 on Nonesuch

Longtime friends and collaborators release first duo album “The sheer skill of these two musicians demanded sharp attention from start to finish.” —The Boston Globe “To listen to two of the leading US musicians of their generation communicating on stage so miraculously is to wonder why the attractive format of piano and saxophone hasn't been more commonplace in ...

NEWS: RECORDING

Brad Mehldau Trio Returns with "Blues and Ballads," Available on Nonesuch

Brad Mehldau Trio Returns with "Blues and Ballads," Available on Nonesuch

Trio’s first release since 2012 features interpretations of well-known blues and ballad tunes “The pianist Brad Mehldau has led this iteration of his pace-setting trio—with the bassist Larry Grenadier and the drummer Jeff Ballard—since 2005, and it has evolved into a graceful powerhouse, equally savvy about groove and harmony.” —New York Times “...three musicians who share a common ...

NEWS: RECORDING

Nonesuch Releases Two New Recordings from Pat Metheny: The Unity Sessions and Cuong Vu Trio Meets Pat Metheny

Nonesuch Releases Two New Recordings from Pat Metheny: The Unity Sessions and Cuong Vu Trio Meets Pat Metheny

The Unity Sessions features Grammy Award-winning Unity Group—Metheny with saxophonist Chris Potter, drummer Antonio Sanchez, bassist Ben Williams, and multi-instrumentalist Giulio Carmassi Cuong Vu Trio Meets Pat Metheny joins longtime Pat Metheny Group trumpeter’s trio with his mentor Nonesuch Records releases a pair of new albums from guitarist, composer, and bandleader Pat Metheny. Metheny is well- known as ...

ARTICLE: CD/LP/TRACK REVIEW

Brad Mehldau: Brad Mehldau: 10 Years Solo Live

Read "Brad Mehldau: 10 Years Solo Live" reviewed by Karl Ackermann

It is surprising that Brad Mehldau and Keith Jarrett do not draw even more comparisons. Both cross genres with ease, provide consistently high quality content and are unquestionably the finest piano virtuosos in modern music. With the release of Mehldau's 10 Years Solo Live, he solidifies his position as the heir apparent to Jarrett's place atop ...

ARTICLE: DVD/FILM REVIEWS

Laurie Anderson: Heart of a Dog

Read "Laurie Anderson: Heart of a Dog" reviewed by Nenad Georgievski

Laurie Anderson
Heart of a Dog
HBO
2015

Renaissance woman and maverick Laurie Anderson is one of the most intensely engrossing artists of our time. Her work, whether music or performance or art is electric, alluring, thought provoking, forward thinking, funny, witty, ironic and deeply emotional. She does many things ...

ARTICLE: EXTENDED ANALYSIS

Brad Mehldau: 10 Years Solo Live

Read "Brad Mehldau: 10 Years Solo Live" reviewed by Nenad Georgievski

It is interesting how solo piano performance holds a special, privileged place in jazz music. What is even more interesting is how artists have gone to renew this format over and over again as time went on. Along the way they have expanded the language of improvised music by exploring novel paths of thematic developments. An ...

ARTICLE: REDISCOVERY

Bill Frisell: This Land

Read "Bill Frisell: This Land" reviewed by John Kelman

Bill Frisell
This Land
Elektra Nonesuch
1994

Today's Rediscovery? This Land, guitarist Bill Frisell's landmark 1994 album with Don Byron, Curtis Fowlkes, Billy Drewes, Kermit Driscoll & Joey Baron. Coming on the heels of 1993's eclectic covers record Have a Little Faith (Elektra Nonesuch), This Land is as much about ...