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Brad Mehldau Receives Miles Davis Prize at Montreal Jazz Fest

Pianist and composer Brad Mehldau (pictured) is the latest to join the ranks of greats like Chick Corea, Michael Brecker and Herbie Hancock by receiving the prestigious Miles Davis Prize, presented by the Montreal International Jazz Festival.

The Miles Davis Prize was created 13 years ago to recognize jazz artists who have made significant artistic and innovative contributions to the genre. Mehldau received the award Thursday night at his pre-festival trio concert.

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