Voice Choices

John Hollenbeck’s Claudia Quintet


What happens when math jazz wears its heart on its sleeve? The drummer’s fivesome looks for answers to that question whenever they expand on the prog-prov tunes that put their agitation to such valuable effect. Accordion, vibes, and reeds make for a novel front line, and the leader’s expertise in pulse secures a singular rhythmic persona. Expressionism isn’t the only way to experiment

Fri., March 20, 9 & 10:30 p.m., 2009

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