- Joshua Redman, Brad Mehldau, Christian McBride & Brian Blade Return with 'LongGone,' Out September 9 on Nonesuch
The members of the legendary original 1990s Joshua Redman Quartet—Joshua Redman (saxophone), Brad Mehldau (piano), Christian McBride (bass), and Brian Blade (drums)—reunited after twenty-six years for 2020’s RoundAgain; they return now with LongGone, featuring six original songs written by Redman, due September 9, 2022, on Nonesuch Records.
From Nonesuch Records:
The members of the original Joshua Redman Quartet—Redman (saxophone), Brad Mehldau (piano), Christian McBride (bass), and Brian Blade (drums)—who reunited to release the Grammy-nominated album RoundAgain in July 2020, twenty-six years after their album MoodSwing, will reunite once again to tour for six nights in April 2022. The tour begins with two nights in New York City, at Blue Note April 18 and The Town Hall April 19, with concerts at Symphony Center in Chicago, Hill Auditorium in Ann Arbor, Koerner Hall in Toronto, and Symphony Hall in Boston.
- "It is the special balance between exceptional technical chops and distinct characteristic compositions which distinguishes the gathering of these four heavyweights and sets them apart from their peers"