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Monday October 22, 2012

From The Guardian

The Bad Plus: Made Possible – review
By: John Fordham

Made Possible is at once vintage Bad Plus in its striking themes, nonchalant time-bends and full-on collective improv, and proof of this awesome ensemble’s continuing evolution. All the tracks are originals, apart from the late drummer Paul Motian’s poignant Victoria, and there’s some limited, but telling, use of electronics. The opening Pound for Pound is a classic slow-burn, unveiled minimally by pianist Ethan Iverson before he starts answering the inquiries of his right hand line with his left, and winds up in a chord storm driven by David King’s implacable drumming.

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