He has kicked lots of ass in the Mingus Big Band, but the drummer’s forte is finesse. You can hear it as he scoots around a wide artistic palette on the new Eleventh Hour. A band with saxophonists Jaleel Shaw and Mark Turner standing shoulder to shoulder helps invigorate a broad-scope program that stretches from Milesian elasticity to a Randy Newman–film ballad.
Tue., Feb. 21, 9 & 10:30 p.m., 2012
This article from the Village Voice Archive was posted on February 15, 2012