Voice Choices

Instant Composers Pool Orchestra

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Free improvisation, game strategies, and the tonal delights of Ellington, Monk, and Nichols synergize merrily in the daring alchemy of this ten-piece group founded in 1967 by drummer Hans Bennink, pianist Misha Mengelberg, and the late saxophonist Willem Breuker. The ICP’s entire output recently became available as a 52-CD box set, which you will surely be tempted to possess having sampled their wares at this rare and arguably essential local appearance.

Sat., April 13, 9 p.m., 2013