The Bad Plus is an American jazz trio from Minneapolis, Minnesota, consisting of bassist Reid Anderson, pianist Orrin Evans and drummer Dave King. The trio's music combines elements of modern avant-garde jazz with rock and pop influences and they have recorded versions of songs by Nirvana, Aphex Twin, Blondie, Pink Floyd, Ornette Coleman, Pixies, Rush, Tears for Fears, Neil Young, David Bowie, Yes, Interpol and Black Sabbath. The trio served as artists in residence at Duke University in 2010 and 2011 and, on March 24 2011, they premiered their version of Igor Stravinsky's "The Rite of Spring" at Duke's Reynolds Theater.
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