02/03/12

Brad Mehldau Trio to Release ‘Ode’ on March 13

Nonesuch album features 11 original compositions

Nonesuch Records will release Ode, an album of original songs from the Brad Mehldau Trio, on March 13. The record, which is the first from the trio since 2008’s live Village Vanguard disc and the first studio trio recording since 2005’s Day is Done, features 11 previously unreleased songs composed by Mehldau. The Brad Mehldau Trio comprises Mehldau on piano, Jeff Ballard on drums and Larry Grenadier on bass. Ode is available for pre-order now at Nonesuch, where an instant download of the title track is included with purchase. Mehldau will tour North America this spring with the trio, with label mate Joshua Redman, and in solo engagements.

Brad Mehldau North American Tour Dates

28, Sixth & I Synagogue, Washington, DC (solo)
April 5, Detroit Symphony Orchestra Hall, Detroit, MI *
April 6, Trustees Theater, Savannah, GA *
April 7 & 8, Jazz At The Bistro, St. Louis, MO*
April 10, Memorial Hall - University of NC, Chapel Hill, NC *
April 11, Jazz Kitchen, Indianapolis, IN *
April 12, Bloomington Center for the Arts, Bloomington, IL *
April 13, Symphony Center, Chicago, IL *
April 14, Telus Center for Performance and Learning, Koerner, Toronto, CANADA *
April 27, Community Theatre of Morristown, Morristown, NJ *
April 28, Berklee Performance Center, Boston, MA *
May 10, Dalton Center Recital Hall, Kalamazoo, MI **
May 11, Newman Center for the Performing Arts, Denver, CO **
May 12, Outpost Performance Space, Albuquerque, NM **
May 14, Athenaeum, San Diego, CA **
May 16, Kuumbwa Jazz Center, Santa Cruz, CA **
May 17, Napa Valley Opera House, Napa, CA **
May 18–20, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco, CA **
May 21, The Broad Stage, Santa Monica, CA **

*Joshua Redman/Brad Mehldau Duo **Brad Mehldau Trio

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