Voice Choices

Joris Teepe Big Band

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The fact that they can be a smidge garrulous is balanced by how that they can also be quite gregarious. If you need a dose of joy, or maybe just plain old optimism, the bassist’s rambunctious outfit delivers. The new We Take No Prisoners is rich in quick-witted riffs that swirl around each other and add up to cumulative clout. And when a odd ballad such as “Almost Lucky” comes striding in, you know Teepe’s tilting towards something unique.

Tue., May 18, 11:30 p.m. & 1 a.m., 2010

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