Mostly Other People Do the Killing
There's no less frenzy in the puckish jazz band's new Slippery Rock, but there is more melody, and therefore more coherence. From Jon Irabagon's circular squawk to Kevin Shea's post-Bennink bash, refinements have been made, and they make the music a tad more entertaining. On stage, well, frenzy is the coin of the realm for the fourtet's fans, and these guys have plenty of pennies in their pocket.
Thu., Feb. 28, 8:30 p.m., 2013
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