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The Bad Plus

It's Hard

Sony Masterworks

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The Bad Plus: The Band That Never Stops
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4 I Walk The Line (Johnny Cash)
5 Alfombra Magica (Bill McHenry)
6 The Beautiful Ones (Prince)
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9 Mandy (Richard Kerr, Scott English)
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11 Broken Shadows (Ornette Coleman)
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OKeh Records/Sony Music Masterworks has announced the release of the eagerly awaited new album by The Bad Plus. IT'S HARD arrives in stores and at all leading digital retailers on August 26th. The Bad Plus' eleventh studio recording IT'S HARD sees the leaderless trio – bassist Reid Anderson, pianist Ethan Iverson, and drummer David King – returning to the distinctive deconstruction of pop forms that drew their first international attention almost two decades ago. Recorded this past April at NYC's Brooklyn Recording with longtime engineer Pete Rende (Joshua Redman, Bill McHenry), the album spans both era and inspiration as The Bad Plus offer new perspectives on classic songs from the 1970s to the 2010s.

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