Guillermo Klein y Los Gauchos
Every time the Argentine pianist leaves his Barcelona neighborhood for a trip to NYC, he has a handful of new ideas waiting to be tested by some old friends. The dudes who populate this large ensemble are Klein kin from way backthe bandleader spent a chunk a time here, testing his initial charts at Smalls. These days those early experiments are refined but not codified. This is a rhythmically eloquent and melodically quirky big band bent on dodging formula. Between the elaborate charts and the oddball charisma, theyre captivating.
June 2-7, 9 & 11 p.m., 2009
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