The props that their Sky & Country earned on numerous Best Of 2009 lists were due to wildly fluid designs and a deep dedication to melody. Here's a collective trio that prances rather than swaggersthat kind of ballet is both refreshing and engaging. Drummer Jeff Ballad shimmers, saxophonist Mark Turner coos, bassist Larry Grenadier pumps out Morse Code signalsthe blend of textures and dynamics keeps their approach disarmingly mercurial.
Jan. 21-24, 7:30 & 9:30 p.m., 2010
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