VOICE CHOICES ARCHIVES

The Ben Monder Trio

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The eerie clouds of fuzz that the guitarist gets from his instrument explain his textural skills, and the deep agility of his note-driven lines often scrambles the orthodoxy that roots them. Long story short: Monder’s got a singular style, and when he connects with bassist John Hebert and drummer Tom Rainey—who boast a mischievous chemistry, if a recent Barbès collabo is any indication – grace and clatter will do some heavy petting.

Thu., March 11, 9 p.m., 2010

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