Voice Choices

Taylor Ho Bynum & SpiderMonkey Strings


Whether he’s making cinematic soundscapes for snippets of his sister’s surrealistic novel, or bringing a heavenly tone to such earthy fare as Ellington’s “The Mooche,” the cornet player makes music that places nuance at the top of the priority list. His new Madeleine Dreams features violin, viola, cello, guitar, and, in an inspired twist, tuba. The vocals are fetching and flighty; the repertory choices discerning and deft.

Sat., Sept. 19, 9 & 10:30 p.m., 2009

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