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New Meetup: Bad Plus at Jazz Showcase

From: Janet B.
Sent on: Sunday, November 28, 2010 7:27 PM
Announcing a new Meetup for Pine Point Ski Club!

What: Bad Plus at Jazz Showcase

When: Friday, December 17,[masked]:00 PM

Where: Jazz Showcase
Dearborn Station 806 S. Plymouth
Chicago, IL 60605

The Bad Plus Acoustic Jazz Trio is coming to Chicago!
Come out and join Pine Point to hear the Bad Plus at the Jazz Showcase at 7:30 p.m. Friday, December 17th. Reserve your tickets with me and pay $30 admission at the door. The show is at 8:00 but you must arrive prior to 7:30 or your seats will be sold. (I will be at the club close to 7:00) The entrance to the Jazz Showcase is on the east side of Dearborn Station, located at 806 S. Plymouth Ct. in the Printer's Row neighborhood of Chicago. Read below to learn what the critics are saying about this group!

?It?s about as badass as highbrow gets.?
- Rolling Stone

?If the Coen Brothers put together a jazz trio, perhaps it would be like this, the comic and the dramatic rolled together.?
- The Guardian

?Better than anyone at mixing the sensibilities of post-60's jazz and indie rock.....?
- The New York Times

?Audacious, rule-breaking jazz trio crunches and at times pulverizes swing to let improvisational freedom shine...Dynamics play a huge roll in the act's music, as does humor, an element sorely lacking in most of contemporary jazz. But beauty is also key... jazz purists tremble while the vanguard flocks.?
- Billboard

?...high art, not pop gimmickry...The Bad Plus embrace sonic adventure without selfish avant-gardism...seething with funky new-millennium rhythms and succulent harmonic flights.?
- Entertainment Weekly

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