Ethan Iverson (born February 11, 1973 in Menomonie, Wisconsin) is a pianist, composer, and critic best known for his work in the postmodern jazz trio The Bad Plus, with bassist Reid Anderson and drummer Dave King.
Prior to the forming of The Bad Plus, Iverson was the 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 and Charlie Haden.
Iverson writes about jazz and other subjects at length at his blog, Do The Math.
With The Bad Plus
- The Bad Plus (2001)
- Authorized Bootleg: New York 12/16/01 (2002)
- These Are the Vistas (2003)
- Give (2004)
- Blunt Object: Live in Tokyo (1999)
- Suspicious Activity? (2005)
- Prog (2007)
- For All I Care (2008 Europe, 2009 North America)
- Never Stop (2010)
- Made Possible (2012)
- The Rite of Spring (2014)
- Inevitable Western (2014)
- Tootie's Tempo (2013)
- One Is The Other (ECM, 2014)
- All Our Reasons (ECM 2012)
- Quartet (2006)
- The Minor Passions (Recorded Live in NYC) (1999)
- Duck (2008)
- Live at Smalls (2010)
- Y En El 2000 Tambien... (EPSA Music, Argentina)
With Patrick Zimmerli
- "Twelve Sacred Dances" (1998)
- School Work (1993)
- Construction Zone (Originals) (1998)
- Deconstruction Zone (Standards) (1998)
- "Bad Plus". Current Biography Yearbook 2011. Ipswich, MA: H.W. Wilson. 2011. pp. 30–33. ISBN 9780824211219.
- Farberman, Brad. (July, 2009). "Shorts: Ethan Iverson." Beyond Race Magazine (BRM).
- Do The Math
- Bio page at Do the Math
- Iverson interviews Billy Hart
- Iverson interviews Keith Jarrett
- Iverson on Lester Young
- Iverson on Stravinsky
- Iverson on Bud Powell
- Ethan Iverson on Beyond Race Magazine (BRM)
- Federation Bells
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