"In the era when Smoke was Augie’s — a student hangout, invariably full
of actual smoke — Mr. Mehldau was one of its habitués. He makes his
return as an improvising pianist of exalted stature, whether he’s
working with his trio (as at a recent Village Vanguard run), in a
piano-duo format (as on his most recent Nonesuch release, 'Modern
Music'), or in a duo with the drummer Mark Giuliana" (Nate Chinen, "Jazz Listings
," New York Times
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