David Berkman Quintet
Improvising is usually about forging new routes through a melodic maze, and during the last decade, the pianist has dedicated himself to the swinging side of the excursion (key album title: Start Here, Finish There). He's particularly adept at mapping out assignments for double-reed front lines, and the traversing trajectories of tonight's guests Chris Potter and Dick Oatts are bound to be a hoot.
Fri., Feb. 25, 8, 10 & 11:30 p.m.; Sat., Feb. 26, 8, 10 & 11:30 p.m., 2011
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