They're longtime comrades, yes. But some of the fun of their new Clean Feed disc is the fact that Rudresh Mahanthappa and Steve Lehman could call themselves Duel Identity. Their alto saxes play laser tag as often as they shake hands, and the darting action establishes a riveting friction. It helps that the rhythm section puts everything on a hair-trigger.
Sun., June 27, 9 & 10:30 p.m., 2010