Pat Metheny, Brad Mehldau, Jeff Ballard and Larry Grenadier record together ‘Metheny/Mehldau Quartet’ for Nonesuch (2005)

‘Metheny/Mehldau Quartet’ is a collaboration album recorded in December 2005 by Pat Metheny, Brad Mehldau, Jeff Ballard and Larry Grenadier and released on March 20, 2007 by Nonesuch.

Track Listing : 1.A Night Away (Pat Metheny, Brad Mehldau) – 07:59 . 2.The Sound Of Water (Pat Metheny) – 03:53 . 3.Fear And Trembling (Brad Mehldau) – 06:56 . 4.Don’T Wait (Pat Metheny) – 07:08 . 5.Towards The Light (Pat Metheny) – 08:10 . 6.Long Before (Pat Metheny) – 06:57 . 7.En La Tierra Que No Olvida (Pat Metheny) – 07:43 . 8.Santa Cruz Slacker (Brad Mehldau) – 06:09 . 9.Secret Beach (Brad Mehldau) – 09:07 . 10.Silent Movie (Pat Metheny) – 06:03 . 11.Marta’S Theme (From Passagio Per Il Paradiso) (Pat Metheny) – 02:31

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

Production : Produced By Pat Metheny . Rob Eaton – Mixing . Ted Jensen – Mastering . Hyomin Kang – Assistant Engineer . Pete Karam – Engineer, Mixing . Justin Shturtz – Assistant Engineer . Angie Teo – Assistant Engineer

Package : Ariid Danielseon – Photography . Doyle Partners – Design . Michael Wilson – Photography

Recorded In December 2005.

Released March 20, 2007 By Nonesuch.

(Source Metheny/Mehldau – Quartet | Brad Mehldau – Official website)


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