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Mehldau, Brad Trio / Seymour Reads The Constitution!
Album:Seymour Reads The Constitution! Collection:Jazz
Artist:Mehldau, Brad Trio Added:05/2018
Label:Nonesuch Records 

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Add Date:2018-06-07 Pull Date:2018-08-09 Charts:Jazz
Week Ending:15 Jul8 Jul1 Jul17 Jun
Airplays:4111

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1.Sat, 11 Aug:Eme O
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4.Thu, 12 Jul:Fo
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2.Sat, 14 Jul:Eme O
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3.Fri, 13 Jul:Old Fart
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6.Mon, 02 Jul:Fo
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Album Review
Tom McCarter
Reviewed 2018-05-30 
Reviewed: 2018-05-30
Genre: Jazz
FCCs: none
Review: Mehldau is a virtuoso with deep classical leanings that he pulls over into the jazz realm, where he mixes it up with improvisational acumen and a trio dynamic—featuring bassist Larry Grenadier and drummer Jeff Ballard—that crackles with energy.
If You Like: Keith Jarrett, Bill Evans, Fred Hersch
Track Review (favorites denoted by *):
*1/ Spiral (8:33) – piano starts> midtempo jam> piano solo swings uptempo> uptempo jam> false stop> quick fade
*2/ Seymour Reads The Constitution (8:03) – piano starts> slow jam> bass solo> slow jam> piano solo slowly builds to midtempo jam> quick fade
*3/ Almost Like Being In Love (8:41) – piano starts> midtempo jam> piano solo swings to fast tempo jam> sizzling piano solo> drum solo> fast jam> drum solo (several times)> uptempo jam> quick fades4/ 4/ De-Dah (8:42) – piano starts> uptempo jam> bass solo> piano solo> uptempo jam> drum solo/duet with piano> uptempo jam> quick stop
*5/ Friends (8:15) – piano starts> midtempo waltz> piano solo> midtempo jam> off-kilter jam> quick fade
*6/ Ten Tune (10:07) – piano starts> midtempo quickly swings into uptempo jam> dynamic piano solo> uptempo jam> fade> false stop> uptempo jam & quick fade
7/ Great Day (5:54) – piano starts> midtempo jam> bass solos over the top & swings uptempo> piano solo> quick fade
*8/ Beatrice (8:54) – piano starts> slow jam> piano solo swings uptempo> bass solo> uptempo jam> drum solo> uptempo jam> drum solo> uptempo jam> (several times)> uptempo jam & fade

Track Listing
1.Spiral 5.Friends
2.Seymour Reads The Constitution 6.Ten Tune
3.Almost Like Being In Love 7.Great Day
4.De-Dah 8.Beatrice