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Bad Plus make 'The Edinburgh Reporter's' top 5 sessions at J&BFest

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This year Edinburgh Jazz and Blues Festival is celebrating the Centenary of Jazz – and the history of the Blues. Jazz 100 offers historic concerts, New Orleans comes to Edinburgh in the shape of a host of musicians from the birthplace of jazz, Cross the Tracks blurs the boundaries between jazz and contemporary music, and Scottish Jazz Expo celebrates Scottish jazz musicians. There's something for everyone here, but we all have our favourites and The Edinburgh Reporter has selected The Bad Plus as one of it's top five sessions.

Bassist Reid Anderson, pianist Ethan Iverson, and drummer David King came together at the end of the 20th century and have won a legion of fans worldwide along the way. From Minneapolis to New York City, after 20 years the band will see a personell change, and the Sunday 23 July, Rose Theatre show will be one of their last concerts with Ethan Iverson and the original line up. As of January 2018, The Bad Plus will consist of founding members Reid Anderson, Dave King and new member - Orrin Evans on piano.

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