Rez Abbasi Quartet


Lyricism threads through the wily guitarist’s work, even when he’s in slash-and-burn mode. It’s a duality that gives his music depth, especially when he’s conjuring elements of his Pakistani heritage. As a bandleader he consistently tinkers with his sound, and this new outfit with bassist Stephan Crump, drummer Tyshawn Sorey, and saxophonist Mark Shim should provide endless agility.

Sat., Dec. 7, 9 & 10:30 p.m., 2013

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