I can almost hear it now: The pianist’s bop-inflected gambits feeding bouncy motifs to the saxophonist’s fabulous flutters. These kind of duets have a way of highlighting aspects of an artist’s personality that don’t usually surface, and in such an intimate situation, the quandaries of design and texture are paramount. Kuhn and Coltrane are both clever dudes, and this one-night exchange should prove to be not only novel, but gorgeous as well.
Wed., Feb. 10, 7:30 & 9:30 p.m., 2010
This article from the Village Voice Archive was posted on February 9, 2010