9 Jun 2015

The Bad Plus Joshua Redman by The Bad Plus and Joshua Redman

From The Sampler, 7:30 pm on 9 June 2015

Nick Bollinger reviews a new collaboration between iconoclastic jazz trio The Bad Plus and saxophone virtuoso Joshua Redman.

The Bad Plus Joshua RedmanJazz trio The Bad Plus are known for their adventurous explorations of unexpected material; try their versions of Black Sabbath’s ‘Iron Man’ or David Bowie’s ‘Life On Mars’. Now, for the first time on disc, they team up with tenor sax virtuoso Joshua Redman for a set of mostly new originals, combining rhythmically and melodically intricate composition with expansive improvisation. 

Songs Featured: As This Moment Slips Away, Beauty Has It Hard, Dirty Blonde, The Mending, County Seat

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