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The Bad Plus - New Album Tour

Tue, Oct 18 -
Wed, Oct 19, 2022

$36.50 ($8.00 Handling Fee Included) All purchases are nonrefundable/nonexchangeable.

Tickets may be purchased on-line or by phone.
Night of show seating typically available.

KNKX and Dimitriou's Jazz Alley welcome the uncategorizable progressive jazz scientists The Bad Plus for two nights, on tour in support of their new self-titled album released 9/30/2022! Band members are Reid Anderson (bass), Dave King (drums), Ben Monder (guitar) and Chris Speed (tenor saxophone). Show times Tuesday and Wednesday at 7:30pm. Doors open at 6:00pm each night.

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"Welcome to the invigorating contradiction of the Bad Plus, one of the most enduring and acclaimed working bands in jazz, reborn for the second time in four years with an unexpected shift in instrumentation and a firm declaration of creative ownership." - David Fricke, JazzTimes, 2022

The Bad Plus are the ultimate originals. A democratic unit with a clear vision and a refusal to conform to convention. For the past two decades they have played with spirit and adventure, made their own rules and done so with a bold sense of creativity and intent. Avoiding easy categorization, The Bad Plus has won critical acclaim and a legion of fans worldwide with their unique sound and flair for live performance.

Now in their 21st year, The Bad Plus continues to push boundaries as founding members Reid Anderson (bass) and Dave King (drums) embark on a new piano-less incarnation of the band with Ben Monder (guitar) and Chris Speed (tenor saxophone) – instigating a new wave of excitement and anticipation within the band that is re-energizing their sound and inspiration. The Bad Plus have constantly searched to bridge genres and techniques while exploring the infinite possibilities of exceptional musicians working in perfect sync.

This is The Bad Plus in their most creative and expressive form. This is The Bad Plus now.

"the band’s objective of challenging conventions and pushing their unique approach to jazz in boundary-breaking new directions remains unaltered. Their music, as well as this podcast conversation, testifies to their passion, drive and intent." - Matt Micucci, JAZZIZ


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