Ravi Coltrane


Sprung from the loins of giants (Long Island’s late John and Alice Coltrane), the tenor saxophonist has constructed a jazz identity more Blue Note cool than Impulse! Records hot. Expect his longtime quartet (Luis Perdomo on piano, Drew Gress on bass, and E.J. Strickland on drums) to delve into tunes from his fine new album, Spirit Fiction, including a breezy bipolar cover of Ornette’s “Check Out Time.”

Tue., May 29, 8:30 & 11 p.m., 2012

This article from the Village Voice Archive was posted on May 16, 2012

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