David Sanchez


The tenor virtuoso’s version of frenzy is built on a clever cranking of the elements surrounding him—one of those “It takes a village” strategies. By the time he reaches full exclamation, Sanchez sounds like a true leader, corralling all the talent around him to make the whole seem larger, more engulfing. The secret weapon of this piano quartet is drummer Henry Cole, an improviser who peppers every motif with sizzle.

Feb. 1-4, 7:30 & 9:30 p.m., 2012