Brad Mehldau Translates Nick Drake to Piano

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NPR's Noah Adams joins NPR's Alex Chadwick in an interview with jazz pianist Brad Mehldau. They talk about Mehldau's rendition of "River Man" on his latest CD, a solo effort entitled Live in Tokyo. The song was originally written by vocalist Nick Drake, and Mehldau explains how he translates a vocal performance for the piano.

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