Everytime someone asks me to recommend a new band I rave and rave about The Bad Plus. They’re alternative jazz, I say, but not like you expect. They’re good and not just to jazz lovers. Lately I’ve been listening to “Never Stop” off of their album of the same name:
Nothing I write can completely capture my enthusiasm for this band so I’ll hand it over to The New Yorker‘s editor, David Remnick, who wrote a Talk story about them a while back. Read it here.