13 June 2020

Brad Mehldau - Suite : April 2020

Please take a few minutes and listen to Mr Brad Mehldau and buy this record (proudly manufactured by Record Industry), it's for a very good cause.

While sheltering at home with his family during the COVID-19 pandemic, Brad Mehldau wrote 12 new songs about what he was experiencing; he was able to record them safely in a studio, along with tunes by Neil Young, Billy Joel, and Jerome Kern that mean a great deal to him, for a new album, 'Suite: April 2020':

A 180-gram deluxe vinyl edition, out today and available for $100 exclusively from the Nonesuch Store, Bandcamp, and Discogs, is limited to 1,000 numbered units, signed by Brad; a minimum of $90 from each sale will be donated to the Jazz Foundation of America's COVID-19 Musician's Emergency Fund (after distribution fees). A portion of the proceeds from the digital album, out now, and the standard albums, due in September, also goes to the fund.

Here he introduces the project and performs the album track 'remembering before all this.