Matt Wilson's Christmas Tree-O
The whimsical drummer always has a blast with the holiday stuff, and this Jazz Standard hit is now an ongoing tradition. His threesome has no problem blending sentiment and silliness on the seasonal tunes, but they truly reach next level status when the two approaches melt together. Actually, Wilson reaches that rather indescribable nexus with regularity, and this year rilliant pianist Jason Moran helps him park the sleigh on the roof.
Dec. 17-18, 7:30 & 9:30 p.m., 2013
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