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Brad Mehldau

Brad Mehldau (Piano)

Born: 23rd August 1970, Jacksonville, Florida, United States

Nationality: American

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Bradford Alexander Mehldau is an American jazz pianist, composer, and arranger.

Mehldau studied music at The New School, touring and recording while still a student. He was a member of saxophonist Joshua Redman's Quartet with bassist Christian McBride and drummer Brian Blade in the mid-1990s, and has led his own trio since the early 1990s. His first long-term trio featured bassist Larry Grenadier and drummer Jorge Rossy; in 2005 Jeff Ballard replaced Rossy. These bands have released a dozen albums under the pianist's name.

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