The maestro’s epic recitals shine a light on what takes place inside that beguiling cranium of his. Recently saluted as an NEA Jazz Master, he used his acceptance speech to remind that onstage he’s often “oversaturated with input” that flows through him. More often than not, transcendent passages bubble up from the deep rhythmic glide that defines these solo excursions.
Wed., Feb. 5, 8 p.m., 2014
This article from the Village Voice Archive was posted on February 5, 2014