It’s often said the celebrated pianist’s killer trio draws upon the Carnatic music of his heritage, and this week of gigs with various confreres might underscore those allusions. His insightful piano will be matched with percussion instruments such as the mrudangam, kanjira, and tabla on various nights. And electronics enter the picture as well. Perhaps the most enticing excursion is a new unit with violinist Mari Kimura and bassist William Parker. Multiple visits?
July 31-Aug. 4, 10 p.m., 2013
This article from the Village Voice Archive was posted on July 24, 2013