The Bad Plus performs live on Midmorning

I feel like I’ve already received my Christmas present this year.


The Bad Plus

Photo: Cameron Wittig

This morning I – along with Midmorning listeners – was treated to an in-studio performance of The Bad Plus, the Midwestern jazz trio that’s made a name for itself in New York and around the world for its distinct style. Reid Anderson, Ethan Iverson and Dave King name musical influences as diverse as Ornette Coleman, Black Sabbath, David Bowie and Jelly Roll Morton.

After ten years together the band released “Never Stop” – today they played music from that album and others as they looked back at a decade of confounding musical expectations.