Brad Mehldau Dan Weiss Mixes Metals, Sara Serpa Goes Deep and Brad Mehldau Revises Bach, in Take Five By Nate Chinen • Mar 11, 2018 John Rogers / WBGO In this week's playlist, hybridism reigns. When the Sky Is a Sea of Darkness: A Few Listening Options For the Solar Eclipse By Nate Chinen • Aug 19, 2017 You know it’s coming, you’ve stocked your provisions. But what is your soundtrack for the eclipse? We’ve got a few ideas. Watch Chris Thile & Brad Mehldau Perform 'The Old Shade Tree' Live By Nate Chinen • Jan 26, 2017 Alex Chaloff / Nonesuch Among the qualities that make Brad Mehldau and Chris Thile a not-quite-unlikely pairing — virtuosity, curiosity, a natural drive to bridge divisions of style — the one that may run deepest is a sense of resonant, articulate melancholy.