From DO THE M@TH: “Rich Scheinin on Billy Harper”

DO THE M@TH

Ethan Iverson, Pianist and Composer

4.15.18
Ethan Iverson

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I’ve got Mr. Billy Harper on my mind, of course.

After Richard Scheinin contributed the Cecil Taylor essay to DTM, Rich mentioned that he was a friend and admirer of Harper.

He has also written the liner notes to several Harper albums, and there are online essays for the Mercury News:

Like a Bolt of Truth from Above

Art Blakey told him, ‘Billy, I’m your favorite fan.

Profile from 1996

See the full article here.

Ethan Iverson is a pianist, composer, and critic best known for his work in the avant-garde jazz trio The Bad Plus with bassist Reid Anderson and drummer Dave King.

Iverson was born in Menomonie, Wisconsin. Before The Bad Plus, he was musical director for the Mark Morris Dance Group and a student of both Fred Hersch and Sophia Rosoff. He has worked with artists such as Billy Hart, Kurt Rosenwinkel, Tim Berne, Mark Turner, Ben Street, Lee Konitz, Albert “Tootie” Heath, Paul Motian, Larry Grenadier, Charlie Haden and Ron Carter.

He currently studies with John Bloomfield and serves on the faculty at New England Conservatory.

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