Bad Plus

Mon May 1

Bad Plus

Doors: 6:30 pm
Start: 8:00 pm
Age: Ages 21+ Only
Price:$20-$50

Audacious, rule-breaking jazz trio crunches and at times pulverizes swing to let improvisational freedom shine...Dynamics play a huge roll in the act's music, as does humor, an element sorely lacking in most of contemporary jazz. But beauty is also key...

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Event Information

Genre: Jazz


Ticket Price:


GA Standing - $20 advance / $25 day of show


GA Seating - $35 advance / $40 day of show


Mezzanine - $50/seat - must purchase whole opera box or table. Not individual seats.


PARKING: Street parking and paid lot parking available.


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Bad Plus

The Bad Plus is a collective made up of bassist Reid Anderson, pianist Ethan Iverson, and drummer David King. All three are from the Midwest and they have known each other since their teens. Nonetheless, with the exception of one unimpressive meeting in 1990, it is only after spending their formative 20s apart -- King as a session player in Los Angeles, Iverson as the musical director for the Mark Morris Dance Group, Anderson as a prominent up-and-coming player on the New York jazz scene -- that they reunited in late 2000 to play a weekend club date in Minneapolis. The chemistry was immediate and obvious. They planned a second gig and a one-day recording session for the indie jazz label Fresh Sound and The Bad Plus was born.