He’s a multireedist who specializes in bass saxophone, a behemoth instrument tamed by Anthony Braxton, Hamiet Bluiett, and few others who dare to take on the beast. He also tours with Bon Iver, and has played with Feist, TV on the Radio, and others, but these bands all stem from more avant-garde origins than what first meets the ear. Stetson’s 2011 solo release, New History Warfare Vol. 2: Judges, is beyond category—some tracks mine Blind Willie Johnson, others sound like a T-Rex chasing a velociraptor.
Tue., April 3, 8:30 p.m., 2012