Graham Reid | | <1 min read
Pianist Mehldau offers exquisite, refined and sometimes dissonant solos which seduce or bring astringency in the turn of phrase.
Some of this is so spare as to barely be there (Lover Man), at other times, as when altoist Konitz steps up (on Miles Davis' Solar and Sonny Rollins' Oleo, both rejigged), you are transported to a smoke-filled session in 60s clubland.
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