The pianist digs deep, often bringing a molten motion to his work—it’s thick with ideas. Even though there are plenty of skittish passages on the upcoming 4D, you can hear this deliberate approach unfold; every left hand depth charge and right hand squiggle justifies their existence. Connecting with bassist Parker for this duo date should only bolster such purposeful moves. They’ve been partners for ages, and shadow each other as a matter of course.
Mon., Dec. 7, 8 & 10:30 p.m., 2009