David King

  • Blogs

    April 25, 2013

    Manchester Shooting: Infant, 4 More Dead; Gunman is Mayor's Nephew [UPDATE]

    Update: The small town of Manchester, Illinois is now in the national spotlight after Rick Odell Smith, 43, reportedly broke into a home in the middle of the night and shot and killed five members of a family, including a young boy and an infant. Our original coverage of the shooting is below. The ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 14, 2013

    The Best Concerts in St. Louis This Week: January 14 to 20

    Whenever Kiernan Maletsky (remember that guy?) first announced to our small freelance music writing staff that Daniel Hill would be taking over the reigns at RFT Music, it was sort of emotional. Kiernan put in some really heartfelt words. It was nice. Daniel's response? He assured us all that the se ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 7, 2012

    The Bad Plus at Jazz at the Bistro: Review

    The Bad Plus Jazz at the Bistro 7:30 p.m., January 6, 2012 Last time The Bad Plus rolled through Jazz At The Bistro, the trio played with the fire of a group intent on proving itself. This time around, pianist Ethan Iverson, bassist Reid Anderson and drummer David King appeared comfortable and rela ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 6, 2010

    Interview: Bad Plus Bassist Reid Anderson

    John ChristensonThe Bad Plus is known for its clever re-imaginings of songs associated with rock, pop and classical music. But when it's show time, the critically acclaimed jazz trio favors spontaneity over calculation. "We have a pretty large repertoire at this point, and the band has been togethe ... More >>

  • Music

    January 3, 2007


    B-Sides covers, well, the covers repertoire of the Bad Plus and learns about Todd Mosby's newfangled imratgitar.

  • Music

    April 14, 2004

    The Bad Plus

    Tuesday, April 20; the Duck Room