Sunday, Nov. 12, 2023, 5 – 7 p.m. and 8 – 10 p.m.
Riverside Hotel Sapphire Room
The Boise Jazz Society is pleased to present the Brad Mehldau Trio for two special performances.
Choose from two Sunday concert times — 5 p.m. or 8 p.m.
All seating is reserved. General admission tickets range from $45 to $65. Student discounts are available!
Doors open at 4 p.m. All seating is reserved. Food and beverages are available for purchase. Parking is free.
Grammy Award-winning jazz pianist Brad Mehldau has recorded and performed extensively since the early 1990s. Mehldau’s most consistent output over the years has taken place in the trio format. Starting in 1996, his group released a series of five records on Warner Bros. entitled The Art of the Trio (recently re-packaged and re-released as a 5-Disc box set by Nonesuch in late 2011). He is, first and foremost, an improviser and greatly cherishes the surprise and wonder that can occur from a spontaneous musical idea expressed directly in real-time. But he also has a deep fascination for the formal architecture of music, and it informs everything he plays. In his most inspired playing, the actual structure of his musical thought serves as an expressive device. As he plays, he listens to how ideas unwind and the order in which they reveal themselves. Each tune has a strongly felt narrative arch, whether it expresses itself in a beginning, an end, or something left intentionally open-ended.
Additional information about the Boise Jazz Society, BJS artists and jazz in Boise can be found at boisejazzsociety.org