Ethan IversonBorn 11 February 1973
Ethan Iverson Biography (Wikipedia)
Ethan Iverson (born February 11, 1973) is a pianist, composer, and critic best known for his work in the avant-garde jazz trio The Bad Plus with bassist Reid Anderson and drummer Dave King.
Iverson was born in Menomonie, Wisconsin. Before The Bad Plus, he was musical director for the Mark Morris Dance Group and a student of both Fred Hersch and Sophia Rosoff. He has worked with artists such as Billy Hart, Kurt Rosenwinkel, Tim Berne, Mark Turner, Ben Street, Lee Konitz, Albert "Tootie" Heath, Paul Motian, Larry Grenadier, Charlie Haden and Ron Carter.
He currently studies with John Bloomfield and serves on the faculty at New England Conservatory.
In 2017, the Bad Plus announced that Iverson would be leaving the Bad Plus and that Orrin Evans would replace him.
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