At this point, I’d go way out of my way to be surrounded by the earthshaking drama percussionist Tyshawn Sorey designs on a regular basis, but this keenly balanced outfit is known for boasting three essential elements. Vijay Iyer is skilled at giving said drama a barbed lilt, and saxophonist Steve Lehman threads the action with a tart sense of tumult. Together, the trio’s fierce accord forms a fist.

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This article from the Village Voice Archive was posted on August 10, 2011

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