Ethan Iverson

Ethan Iverson is one-third of the Bad Plus, and plays in the Billy Hart Quartet. Other current musical associates include Albert “Tootie” Heath, Andrew Cyrille, Sam Newsome, and Tim Berne.  At the website Do the Math, Iverson interviews musicians and writes musical analysis. You can follow him on Twitter here.

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Ethan Iverson (the Bad Plus) Talks Harrison Birtwistle’s Chamber Music

By Ethan Iverson | June 18, 2014

Ethan Iverson (the Bad Plus) Talks Harrison Birtwistle’s Chamber Music

Sir Harrison Birtwistle has always dared to ask the hard questions, searching for the most extreme expression that angular modernism can find.

Ethan Iverson (the Bad Plus) Talks Marc-André Hamelin’s Busoni: Late Piano Music

By Ethan Iverson | February 5, 2014

Ethan Iverson (the Bad Plus) Talks Marc-André Hamelin’s Busoni: Late Piano Music

Some composers are more about other music than others. Perhaps no one was about other music more than Ferruccio Busoni (1866-1924), the virtuosic...

Ethan Iverson (the Bad Plus, the Billy Hart Quartet) Talks Andreas Staier’s …pour passer la mélancolie

By Ethan Iverson | October 11, 2013

Ethan Iverson (the Bad Plus, the Billy Hart Quartet) Talks Andreas Staier’s …pour passer la mélancolie

While today “melancholy” simply means being sad, it used to mean a variety of introspective attitudes and, as they were called back then, humors.

Ethan Iverson (the Bad Plus) Talks Joss Whedon’s Much Ado About Nothing

By Ethan Iverson | July 17, 2013

Ethan Iverson (the Bad Plus) Talks Joss Whedon’s Much Ado About Nothing

Is there anything Joss Whedon can't do? He's a phenomenally successful director and screenwriter with gigantic films and TV shows like...