Brandt Brauer Frick Ensemble and Bad Plus ‘On Sacred Ground’ pictures

First a few pictures of the Brandt Brauer Frick Ensemble playing their brand modernist classical dance music.
The Brandt Brauer Frick Ensemble

The Brandt Brauer Frick Ensemble

The Brandt Brauer Frick EnsembleNow a series of photos documenting the Bad Plus, first with a short set of three of their originals and then with their radical take on Stravinsky’s ‘Rite of Spring’, ‘On Sacred Ground’.

Ethan Iverson of the Bad Plus

Ethan Iverson on piano

Ethan Iverson of the Bad Plus

Ethan getting a bit active during a great rendition of “2 P.M”, a song dedicated to Paul Motian

Reid Anderson and Dave King of the Bad Plus

Reid Anderson on bass and Dave King on drums

The Bad Plus on Sacred Ground

The rite begins: Reid Anderson in front of the opening video as their take on the “Rite of Spring” begins.

Bad Plus take on the Rite of Spring

Reid Anderson of the Bad Plus

The background and lighting went through a series of changes. Sometimes there was video on the screen, sometimes just flat colors or patterns.

Bad Plus during their take on Rite of Spring

Dave King during the Bad Plus take on Rite of Spring

The Bad Plus during their take on Rite of Spring

Bad Plus during their take on Rite of Spring

Ethan Iverson during the Bad Plus take on Rite of Spring

Reid Anderson during the Bad Plus take on Rite of Spring

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