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On March 1, 2005.

On March 1, 2005, “Verve” label released “Deep Song”, the sixth Kurt Rosenwinkel album. It was recorded in 2004, and was produced by Kurt Rosenwinkel, Anders Chan-Tidemann, Joshua Redman and James Farber.

Personnel:

  • Kurt Rosenwinkel – guitar
  • Joshua Redman – tenor saxophone
  • Brad Mehldau – piano
  • Larry Grenadier – bass
  • Jeff Ballard – drums
  • Ali Jackson – drums 

Track listing:

All tracks by Kurt Rosenwinkel, except where noted.

  1. The Cloister
  2. Brooklyn Sometimes
  3. The Cross
  4. If I Should Lose You – Ralph Rainger, Leo Robin
  5. Synthetics
  6. Use of Light
  7. Cake
  8. Deep Song – George Cory, Douglass Cross
  9. Gesture (Lester)
  10. The Next Step

On September 27, 2005.

On September 27, 2005, “Nonesuch” label released “Day Is Done”, the 18th Brad Mehldau album (credited to Brad Mehldau Trio). It was recorded in March 2005, at “Avatar Studios” in New York, NY, and was produced by Brad Mehldau.

Personnel:

  • Brad Mehldau- piano
  • Larry Grenadier- bass
  • Jeff Ballard- drums
  • James Farber – engineer
  • Mark Wilder – mastering
  • Doyle Partners – design
  • Diane Cook, Len Jenshel, Roberto Masotti – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Brad Mehldau except where noted.

  1. Knives Out – Radiohead
  2. Alfie – Burt Bacharach, Hal David
  3. Martha My Dear – John Lennon, Paul McCartney
  4. Day Is Done – Nick Drake
  5. Artis
  6. Turtle Town
  7. She’s Leaving Home – John Lennon, Paul McCartney
  8. Granada – Chris Cheek
  9. 50 Ways to Leave Your Lover – Paul Simon
  10. No Moon at All – Redd Evans, David Mann

On September 17, 2012.

On September 17, 2012, “Nonesuch” label released “Where Do You Start”, the 29th Brad Mehldau album. It was recorded November 2008 – April 2011, at “Avatar Studios” in New York, and was produced by Brad Mehldau.

Personnel:

  • Brad Mehldau– piano
  • Larry Grenadier– bass
  • Jeff Ballard– drums

Track listing:

  1. Got Me Wrong – Jerry Cantrell
  2. Holland – Sufjan Stevens
  3. Brownie Speaks – Clifford Brown
  4. Baby Plays Around – Cait O’Riordan, Elvis Costello
  5. Airegin – Sonny Rollins
  6. Hey Joe – Billy Roberts
  7. Samba e Amor – Chico Buarque
  8. Jam – Brad Mehldau
  9. Time Has Told Me – Nick Drake
  10. Aquelas Coisas Todas – Toninho Horta
  11. Where Do You Start? – Marilyn Bergman, Alan Bergman, Johnny Mandel

On September 12, 2006.

On September 12, 2006, “Nonesuch” label released “Metheny Mehldau”, an album by Pat Metheny and Brad Mehldau. It was recorded in December 2005, at “Right Track Recording” in New York City, and was produced by Pat Metheny.

Personnel:

  • Pat Metheny– guitars, guitar synthesizer, liner notes
  • Brad Mehldau– piano, liner notes
  • Larry Grenadier– double bass
  • Jeff Ballard– drums

Track listing:

All tracks by Pat Metheny except where noted.

  1. Unrequited – Brad Mehldau
  2. Ahmid-6
  3. Summer Day
  4. Ring of Life
  5. Legend – Brad Mehldau
  6. Find Me In Your Dreams
  7. Say the Brother’s Name
  8. Bachelors III
  9. Annie’s Bittersweet Cake – Brad Mehldau
  10. Make Peace

 

On June 8, 1999.

On June 8, 1999, “Rykodisc” label released “Change”, the debut Origin studio album. It was recorded in 1999, and was produced by Chick Corea and Ron Moss.

Personnel:

  • Chick Corea– piano, marimba, handclapping, mixing, executive producer
  • Avishai Cohen– double bass
  • Jeff Ballard– drums, handclapping
  • Bob Sheppard– bass clarinet, flute, baritone saxophone, soprano saxophone, tenor saxophone
  • Steve Wilson– clarinet, flute, alto saxophone, soprano saxophone
  • Steve Davis– trombone
  • Bernie Kirsh – engineer, mixing
  • Bob Cetti – assistant engineer
  • Eric Seijo – assistant engineer
  • Alan Yoshida – mastering
  • Darren Wong – design
  • Lourdes Delgado – photography
  • Tom Legoff – photography
  • Karen Miller – photography
  • Ron Moss – executive producer

Track listing:

All tracks by Chick Corea, except where noted.

  1. Wigwam
  2. Armando’s Tango
  3. Little Flamenco
  4. Early Afternoon Blues
  5. Before Your Eyes
  6. A. Scenes
  7. Home
  8. The Spinner
  9. Compassion – Jeff Ballard
  10. Night (Lyla) – Avishai Cohen
  11. Awakening

On April 22, 2003.

On April 22, 2003, “Strech Records” label released “Rendezvous in New York”, the 58th Chick Corea album. It was recorded 2002 – 2003 in New York City, and was produced by Chick Corea and Herbert Waltl.

Personnel:

  • Chick Corea – piano
  • Gonzalo Rubalcaba– piano
  • Bobby McFerrin– vocals
  • Gary Burton– vibraphone
  • Terence Blanchard– trumpet
  • Steve Wilson– alto saxophone
  • Michael Brecker– tenor saxophone
  • Joshua Redman– tenor saxophone
  • Tim Garland– tenor saxophone
  • Steve Davis– trombone
  • Steve Gadd– drums
  • Dave Weckl– drums
  • Roy Haynes– drums
  • Jeff Ballard – drums
  • Eddie Gómez– bass
  • Avishai Cohen– bass
  • Christian McBride– bass
  • John Patitucci– bass
  • Miroslav Vitous– bass

Track listing:

All tracks by Chick Corea except where noted.

  1. Armando’s Rhumba – Chick Corea
  2. Blue Monk – Thelonious Monk
    Concierto de Aranjuez/Spain – Joaquín Rodrigo, Chick Corea
  3. Matrix
  4. Glass Enclosure/Tempus Fugit – Bud Powell
  5. Crystal Silence – Chick Corea, Neville Potter
  6. Bessie’s Blues – John Coltrane
  7. Autumn Leaves – Joseph Kosma, Johnny Mercer, Jacques Prévert
  8. Armando’s Tango
  9. Concierto de Aranjuez/Spain – Joaquin Rodrigo, Chick Corea
  10. Lifeline
  11. Quartet No. 2, Pt. 1

On March 20, 2012.

On March 20, 2012, “Nonesuch” label released “Ode”, the 28th Bred Mehldau album. It was recorded February 2008 – April 2011, at “Avatar Studios” in New York City, and was produced by Bred Mehldau.

Personnel:

  • Brad Mehldau – piano
  • Larry Grenadier– bass
  • Jeff Ballard– drums

Track listing:

All tracks by Brad Mehldau.

  1. B.
  2. Ode
  3. 26
  4. Dream Sketch
  5. Bee Blues
  6. Twiggy
  7. Kurt Vibe
  8. Stan the Man
  9. Wyatt’s Eulogy for George Hanson
  10. Aquaman
  11. Days of Dilbert Delaney

On March 16, 2010.

On March 16, 2010, “Nonesuch” label released “Highway Rider”, the 26th Brad Mehldau album. It was recorded February – May 2009, at “Ocean Way Studios” in Hollywood, and was produced by Jon Brion.

Personnel:

  • Brad Mehldau– piano, pump organ, Yamaha CS-80 polyphonic analog synthesizer, orchestral bells, handclaps
  • Jeff Ballard– percussion, snare brush, drums, handclaps
  • Joshua Redman– soprano and tenor saxophone, handclaps
  • Larry Grenadier– bass, handclaps
  • Matt Chamberlain– drums, handclaps
  • Dan Coleman – orchestra conductor
  • The Fleurettes – vocals
  • Jon Brion- mixing
  • Gregg Koller – engineer, mixing
  • Eric Caudieux– engineer
  • Alan Yoshida – mastering
  • Robert Hurwitz – executive producer
  • Richard Misrach– cover photograph
  • Lawrence Azerrad – graphic design

Track listing:

All tracks by Brad Mehldau.

  1. John Boy
  2. Don’t Be Sad
  3. At the Tollbooth
  4. Highway Rider
  5. The Falcon Will Fly Again
  6. Now You Must Climb Alone
  7. Walking the Peak
  8. We’ll Cross the River Together
  9. Capriccio
  10. Sky Turning Grey (for Elliot Smith)
  11. Into the City
  12. Old West
  13. Come With Me
  14. Always Departing

On March 13, 2007.

On March 13, 2007, “Nonesuch” label released “Metheny Mehldau Quartet”, Pat Metheny and Brad Mehldau album. It was recorded in December 2005, at “Right Track Recording” in New York City, and was produced by Pat Metheny.

Personnel:

  • Pat Metheny– guitar, 42-string Pikasso guitar, acoustic guitar, guitar synthesizer
  • Brad Mehldau– piano
  • Larry Grenadier– double bass
  • Jeff Ballard– drums

Track listing:

All tracks by Pat Metheny except where noted.

  1. A Night Away – Pat Metheny, Brad Mehldau
  2. The Sound of Water
  3. Fear and Trambling – Brad Mehldau
  4. Don’t Wit
  5. Towards the Light
  6. Long Before
  7. En La Tierra Que No Olvida
  8. Santa Cruz Slacker – Brad Mehldau
  9. Secret Beach – Brad Mehldau
  10. Silent Movie
  11. Marta’s Theme (from Passagio per il Paradiso)