If you know what’s good for you, you’ll get to this one-nighter. This amazing songstress with the infallible instincts reunites with the mentor who taught her much of what she knows. On his own, he’s someone to reckon with, and the music they make together should be jazz at its contemporary, experimental, rousing, reassuring best. Some of the songs included could be among those he’s written. Note the shebang occurs on Memorial Day–it will definitely be something to remember.
Mon., May 30, 7 p.m., 2011
This article from the Village Voice Archive was posted on May 18, 2011