Reid Anderson

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Reid Anderson
Anderson at the Moers Festival in 2017
Anderson at the Moers Festival in 2017
Background information
Born (1970-10-15) October 15, 1970 (age 50)
Minnesota, U.S.
GenresJazz, avant-garde jazz
Occupation(s)Musician, composer
InstrumentsDouble bass
Years active1980s–present
LabelsColumbia, Fresh Sound
Associated actsThe Bad Plus, Orange Then Blue, Ethan Iverson, Bill McHenry

Reid Anderson (born 15 October 1970) is a bassist and composer from Minnesota.[1] He is a member of The Bad Plus with pianist Orrin Evans and drummer Dave King. The original lineup of The Bad Plus first played together in 1989 and formally established the band in 2000.[2] Anderson attended the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire and graduated from the Curtis Institute of Music.

Discography[edit]

As leader[edit]

  • Dirty Show Tunes (Fresh Sound, 1997)
  • Abolish Bad Architecture (Fresh Sound, 1999)
  • The Vastness of Space (Fresh Sound, 2000)

With The Bad Plus

With David King and Craig Taborn

  • Golden Valley Is Now (Intakt, 2019)

As guest[edit]

With Ethan Iverson

  • Construction Zone (Originals) (Fresh Sound, 1998)
  • Deconstruction Zone (Standards) (Fresh Sound, 1998)
  • The Minor Passions (Fresh Sound, 1999)
  • Live at Smalls (Fresh Sound, 2000)

With Bill McHenry

  • Graphic (Fresh Sound, 1999)
  • Bill McHenry Quartet featuring Paul Motian (Fresh Sound, 2003)
  • Roses (Sunnyside, 2007)
  • Ghosts of the Sun (Sunnyside, 2011)

With others

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Bad Plus". Current Biography Yearbook 2011. Ipswich, MA: H.W. Wilson. 2011. pp. 30–33. ISBN 9780824211219.
  2. ^ "The Bad Plus". San Jose Jazz. Retrieved 2019-12-13.

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