Tuesday, October 28 2014
The gloriously varied piano trio returns to a program of all-original music, still mixing jazz, rock, classical, avant-garde, and you-name-it styles in a way that defies convention.
Sunday, February 13 2011
No longer hiding behind irony, The Bad Plus emerge unscathed and even more worthy of applause.
Thursday, April 8 2010
As far as this musically adventurous but honest jazz piano trio goes, the whole is easily greater than the sum of its parts.
Wednesday, February 18 2009
By adding a vocalist, the Bad Plus feel reduced to mere backing-band status, something that a group this talented should never, ever be subjugated to.
Monday, May 28 2007
Jazz trio covers Tears for Fears without irony, Bowie with care, and outdoes Rush's "Tom Sawyer" with their originals. No jazz album this year even comes cloes.