Iverson in 2009
|Born||February 11, 1973|
Menomonie, Wisconsin, U.S.
|Genres||Jazz, avant-garde jazz|
|Labels||Fresh Sound, Sunnyside, HighNote, Criss Cross|
|Associated acts||The Bad Plus|
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.
In 2017, the Bad Plus announced that Iverson would be leaving the Bad Plus and that Orrin Evans would replace him. In the autumn of 2019 on the ECM label Iverson, with trumpeter Tom Harrell, released quartet album Common Practice recorded at the historic New York jazz club the Village Vanguard.Interview with jazz blog, marlbank.
|1993||School Work||Mons||Some tracks trio, with Johannes Weidenmueller (bass), Falk Willis (drums); some tracks quartet, with Dewey Redman (tenor sax) added|
|1998||Construction Zone (Originals)||Fresh Sound New Talent||Trio, with Reid Anderson (bass), Jorge Rossy (drums)|
|1998||Deconstruction Zone (Standards)||Fresh Sound New Talent||Trio, with Reid Anderson (bass), Jorge Rossy (drums)|
|1999||The Minor Passions||Fresh Sound New Talent||Trio, with Reid Anderson (bass), Billy Hart (drums)|
|2000||Live at Smalls||Fresh Sound New Talent||Quartet, with Bill McHenry (tenor sax), Reid Anderson (bass), Jeff Williams (drums); in concert|
|2013||Costumes Are Mandatory||HighNote||Most tracks quartet, with Lee Konitz (alto sax), Larry Grenadier (bass), Jorge Rossy (drums); some tracks trio, duo, solo|
|2016||The Purity of the Turf||Criss Cross||Most tracks trio, with Ron Carter (bass), Nasheet Waits (drums); one track solo piano|
|2017||Temporary Kings||ECM||Duo, with Mark Turner (tenor sax)|
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)
- The Bad Plus Joshua Redman (2015)
- It's Hard (2016)
With Albert Heath
- Live at Small's (SmallsLive, 2010)
- Tootie's Tempo (Sunnyside, 2013)
- Philadelphia Beat (Sunnyside, 2015)
With Billy Hart
- Duck (2008)
- Live At The Jamboree: Guilty (Fresh Sound, 2002)
- Live At The Jamboree: Lazy Afternoon (Fresh Sound, 2002)
- Y En El 2000 Tambien... (EPSA Music, Argentina)
With Patrick Zimmerli
- Twelve Sacred Dances (1998)
- "Bad Plus". Current Biography Yearbook 2011. Ipswich, MA: H.W. Wilson. 2011. pp. 30–33. ISBN 9780824211219.
- Adler, David R. "Ethan Iverson | Biography & History | AllMusic". AllMusic. Retrieved 21 November 2016.
- "Pianist Ethan Iverson joined New England Conservatory's jazz studio faculty in 2016". New England Conservatory. Retrieved 14 March 2017.
- "The Bad Plus to Part Ways with Founding Pianist Ethan Iverson". 10 April 2017.
- Yanow, Scott. "Ethan Iverson: School Work". AllMusic. Retrieved January 3, 2019.
- Cook, Richard; Morton, Brian (2008). The Penguin Guide to Jazz Recordings (9th ed.). Penguin. p. 751. ISBN 978-0-141-03401-0.
- Adler, David R. "Reid Anderson / Ethan Iverson / Bill McHenry / Jeff Williams: Live at Small's". AllMusic. Retrieved January 3, 2019.
- Jurek, Thom. "Larry Grenadier / Ethan Iverson / Lee Konitz / Jorge Rossy: Costumes Are Mandatory". AllMusic. Retrieved January 3, 2019.
- Fordham, John (December 1, 2016). "Ethan Iverson: The Purity of the Turf Review – Like a Time-Travelling Monk Trio". The Guardian.
- "Criss Cross Jazz 1391 CD". crisscrossjazz.com. Retrieved January 3, 2019.
- Grillo, Tyran (September 1, 2018). "Mark Turner / Ethan Iverson: Temporary Kings (ECM 2583)". ecmreviews.com. Retrieved January 3, 2019.
- Richards, Chris (September 5, 2018). "Mark Turner and Ethan Iverson's Jazz? It Sounds Like Stravinsky and the Blues". The Washington Post.
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