In a ballsy move that resounds with an unabashed yen for balance, the insightful pianist concocts a freeprov ditty for each of Bach’s most famous miniatures on the new Goldberg Variations/Variations. On the classical side, the 60 tracks are a blend of grace and power. On the jazz side, they’re built with daring and elan. It’s easy to respect both.
Wed., Dec. 21, 7 p.m., 2011
This article from the Village Voice Archive was posted on December 14, 2011