Marty Ehrlich Trio


The esteemed woodwind player has so many instruments in his arsenal that a simple five-tune set can vary wildly: Whether wielding his alto, flute, or clarinet, Ehrlich makes sure that his prime relationship stays with that of his band mates. Dusky gloom, chipper funk—traditionally his trios have had a way of making their pliability speak volumes. This threesome with bassist Drew Gress and drummer Ches Smith should be no different.

Wed., Aug. 1, 10 p.m., 2012