Brad Mehldau live in concert.
ON TOUR

Brad Mehldau

23
critic concert reviews
jazz

How Good Are They LIVE?

Live Rating  

74
%
Based on 
23
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reviews
LAST 12 MONTHS RATING  
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Critic Consensus

Based on 23 concert reviews, the critic consensus is that Brad Mehldau is rated as an enjoyable live performer, though not exceptional overall. Brad Mehldau concert reviews describe live shows and performances as inspirational, eclectic, stirring, mellow, and adventurous.

ON TOUR

Tennessee Theatre, Knoxville, United States (March 21); de Bijloke, Gent, Belgium (July 5); Ahoy Arena, Rotterdam, Netherlands (July 12)

Latest release

Your Mother Should Know: Brad Mehldau Plays The Beatles (February 10, 2023)

artist info

GENRE
jazz
ORIGIN
Jacksonville, United States (8/23/1970)
BIO
Brad Mehldau is an American jazz pianist born on August 23, 1970 in Jacksonville, Florida. He plays original compositions and jazz standards, as well as interpretations of non-jazz songs by The Beatles, Nick Drake, Radiohead and Soundgarden, for example.
HAS PERFORMED with
Mark Guiliana, Chris Thile, Brad Mehldau Trio

CRITIC concert REVIEWS

Dagens Nyheter (Sweden)

May 13, 2023
60
%
Brad Mehldau Trio Live In Concert In Sweden

The Telegraph (UK)

March 17, 2019
60
%
Brad Mehldau, Barbican, a barrage of Bach but not enough jazz

Berlingske (Denmark)

July 8, 2018
67
%
Copenhagen, Denmark

De Morgen (Belgium)

July 6, 2018
80
%
Brussels, Belgium

The Santa Barbara Independent (USA)

November 1, 2017
%
Jazz has always been about achieving a balance between structure and improvisation, and this performer strikes that equilibrium at a higher level and to a greater degree than virtually any other musician of his generation.

Financial Times (UK)

May 23, 2017
60
%
Brad Mehldau Trio, Barbican, London — inspirational

Record Collector Magazine (UK)

May 20, 2017
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Leading his much-vaunted trio – double-bassist Larry Grenadier and drummer Jeff Ballard – Mehldau and his trusty cohorts demonstrated why they’re so highly regarded.

Past critic reviews published in

God Is In The TV Zine (UK), Times Union (USA), The Arts Desk (UK), The Guardian (UK), Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (USA) and more

IMAGE CREDIT

Bjorn Milcke [Public Domain] via Wikimedia Commons