The new La Peur Du Vide was recorded last spring at the royal basement, and it shows the tenor saxophonist’s yen for both measured beauty and aggressive abstraction, like a crazed chess pro with a wild-ass streak. His secret weapon for this approach is pianist Orrin Evans, whose sage maneuvers add steady buoyancy while rattling the cage on a regular basis.
Oct. 23-28, 9 & 11 p.m., 2012
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