The Brad Mehldau Trio with Jeff Ballard on drums records ‘Day Is Done’ (2005)

Brad Mehldau Trio’s ‘Day Is Done’ is an album (the first to feature Jeff Ballard on drums) recorded on March 13 & 14, 2005 and released on September 27, 2005 by Nonesuch.

Track Listing : 1.Knives Out (Radiohead) – 08:29 . 2.Alfie (Burt Bacharach, Hal David) – 03:46 . 3.Martha My Dear (John Lennon, Paul Mccartney) – 04:38 . 4.Day Is Done (Nick Drake) – 09:26 . 5.Artis (Brad Mehldau) – 06:21 . 6.Turtle Town (Brad Mehldau) – 06:18 . 7.She’S Leaving Home (John Lennon, Paul Mccartney) – 09:07 . 8.Granada (Chris Cheek) – 07:30 . 9.50 Ways To Leave Your Lover (Paul Simon) – 08:32 . 10.No Moon At All” (Redd Evans, David Mann) – 05:49

Musicians : Brad Mehldau – Piano . Larry Grenadier – Bass . Jeff Ballard – Drums

Production : Produced By Brad Mehldau . James Farber – Engineer, Mixing . Aya Takemura – Assistant Engineer . Maria Triana – Mastering Assistant . Mark Wilder – Mastering

Package : Diane Cook – Cover Photo . James Farber – Liner Notes, . Len Jenshel – Cover Photo . Roberto Masotti – Photography . Doyle Partners – Design

Recorded On March 13 & 14, 2005 At Avatar Studios, New York, Ny.

Released In September 27, 2005 By Nonesuch.


The Guardian
Mehldau, 35, has hardly ever visited electric music or crossover styles in close to a decade, but uses a unique hybrid bebop and classical piano style to explore standards, classy pop songs and originals. […]

All About Jazz
Also, Grenadier gets stronger with every recording he makes. When focusing on his playing alone during a blowout like Mehldau’s original “Artis or the ending of “50 Ways To Leave Your Lover, the listener has to remind himself to breathe. He’s that consuming. […]

The Jazz Mann
Drake is something of a favourite for Mehldau who has successfully covered “River Man” previously. And, of the other outside material there is an amazing transformation by the trio of Paul Simon’s “Fifty Ways to Leave Your Lover”. […]


Brad Mehldau Trio’s ‘Day Is Done’ on RVM [Radio.Video.Music]


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